Citizenship refers to the status of a person recognized as having legal membership in a sovereign state.
A citizen, belonging to a nation, has the legal right to defend their rights in front of the governmental body. These rights are legal, social, or ethical principles for freedom. Nationality and citizenship are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings.
Rights or entitlement refers to what people are allowed to do or is owed to them according to the legal system and social convention.