Thousands of Bengali women must prove their Indian citizenship or face statelessness. Most can’t — PRI

Fatima Begum performs household work at her home in Barepta district of Assam, India. A Bengali Muslim born in Assam, she was first declared a foreigner in 2013 and her case is currently pending in the Supreme Court of India.
Credit: Sarita Santoshini/The World 

Women in the state of Assam are indscriminately affected by a process to identify illegal immigrants. Read the full piece on PRI’s Across Women’s Lives series.


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