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'Prisoner in My Own Country' Film Shows Stateless Children's Plight

As 14-year-old Neha Gurung scrolls through pictures posted on a social media website that show her friends going out and having fun, her dark eyes remain sad and no smile lights up her face. Brought up in Nepal by a single mother, Neha is stateless - a problem due to a Nepalese law that prevents women passing on  their nationality to their children. This means Neha has no identity card, and this severely restricts every aspect of her life, as it does those of hundreds of thousands...

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