25 September 2017 - Nkhotakota — National Registration Bureau (NRB) is concerned that out of 6,439 babies born in Nkhotakota from March to August,2017, only 3,749 which represents 58 percent were registered.
CAPE TOWN, 10 April 2017 - The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to review why children born in South Africa to foreign parents are not automatically awarded citizenship by the Department of Home Affairs.
14 October 2015 - Tanzania has launched a nationwide drive to help parents register their children's births by mobile phone so the government can better plan health, education and other public services.
MONROVIA, 31 July 2015 - UNICEF is supporting a drive by the Liberian Government to register more than 70,000 children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola crisis, leaving them vulnerable to marginalisation and exclusion.
11 December 2013 - On UNICEF’s 67th birthday today, the organization released a new report showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered; approximately 1 in 3 of all children under-five around the world.
19 April 2013 - At the first-ever Global Summit on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) that concluded today in Bangkok, governments, UN and development agencies made a global Call to Action to ensure that all births, deaths and causes of death are registered everywhere in the world.
This week, Malawi celebrates the start of a universal and compulsory birth registration process.
Birth registration for every child has made it to the top of UN agenda following successful advocacy efforts led by global child rights organisation Plan International.
An estimated 1.5 million children in Burundi are without birth certificates with those under five missing out on free medical care, but a nationwide campaign currently under way to register about 170,000 children under 18 in the next two months, could begin to change things.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.