FAQ - 21
How important is Citizenship?
Citizenship entrusts an individual with a number of rights and liberties which include voting and access to social services like healthcare and education. It is also offers a sense of belonging and identity and a shared kinship amongst others that also hold the same citizenship.
The importance of citizenship
The importance of citizenship also lies in the protection the state extends to its nationals. Those who do not hold any citizenship are considered stateless which means they have access to limited freedoms as they do not possess any identity documents. This means being unable to rent a home or to even travel beyond borders.