The bracelet that can give an identity to millions of 'phantom children'

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Of: Linn Jansson

In the eyes of the state, they do not exist - the 230 million children who today have no legal existence worldwide. This is despite the fact that the right to citizenship and personal identity is included in the UN Declaration of Human Rights and is pursued through sub-goals in Agenda 2030. The startup company iCivil has developed a technical solution that can help remedy the problem.

May 21, 2018, Report

The bracelet that can give an identity to millions of "phantom children"

Adama Sawadogo, founder of the startup company iCivil, proudly shows off her bracelets. They have a unique, non-copyable bubble code, a QR code for social security numbers. Photo: Linn Jansson.

Of: Linn Jansson

In the eyes of the state, they do not exist - the 230 million children who today have no legal existence worldwide. This is despite the fact that the right to citizenship and personal identity is included in the UN Declaration of Human Rights and is pursued through sub-goals in Agenda 2030. The start-up company iCivil has developed a technical solution that can help solve the problem.

May 3, 2018, FUF-correspondents