Kuwait: “I don’t have a future”: Stateless Kuwaitis and the right to education

Kuwait has a large native-born stateless population, the Bidun, who face discrimination in access to the free government educational system. Many Bidun families must rely on the private market and their own income ensure their children’s education, from primary school to university. Some Bidun children go completely uneducated and may end up working on the streets to help support their families. This report examines the educational opportunities available to Kuwait’s stateless population and documents how the government fails to fulfil the right to education for many Bidun families.

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