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The Life-Course Approach to Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: a Crucial Tool to Advance Gender Equality

This paper is one of twelve in a knowledge brief series on gender and CRVS that aims to uncover gender bias and barriers, share case studies and emerging findings, and recommend priority areas and solutions. Specifically, this is the first paper published in the second brief. It uses three country case studies to demonstrate the importance of registering all vital events from birth through death. 

Download the full version of Brief 2 (4 papers) on Strengthening CRVS Systems, Overcoming Barriers and Empowering Women and Children, or else visit to access all three briefs (12 papers).

Romesh Silva; Rachel Snow
Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems
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