Visas Application: emotional tax and privileged passports. 2019

An advocacy piece that highlights the inequities in the movement around the world by contrasting the visa requirements for a Ugandan national visiting the UK with a UK national visiting Uganda.The piece highlights how some passports carry certain privileges as well as the more hidden emotional tax non-privileged passport-holders pay by wanting to explore the world and needing to prove they are worthy of

travel in a country that is not their own.

Published: London School of Economics


Illustrator: Charity Atukunda

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