by LAUREN KOPCHICK, photos by RACHEL WOOLF
This article was published in Thomson Reuters on April 2, 2015. Read it HERE.
SALE, Morocco – From 1-1/2-year-old Marwa to 10-year-old Abdelaziz, Aziza Mohammed Kanzi’s youngest children are just like any other group of energetic siblings. But according to the Moroccan government they do not exist, as they are illegitimate and lack basic documents.
Sitting in a darkened, one-room shack with a tin roof, Kanzi keeps an eye on Khadija, 9, who prefers to enter through a hole in the corner of the roof rather than the front door, where 6-year-old Sifeddine is quietly slipping out.