The Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is hosting a high-Level Panel (HLP) and technical consultations on gender and Civil Registration and Vital Statistics. The event will be held on the 26th of February 2018 at the IDRC in Ottawa, Canada.
This document features nine recent innovations and lessons learned from UNICEF programmes which are illustrative examples of some of our work on equity and reaching the most marginalized. They are presented here to share the experience of UNICEF and its country-level partners in working to reach the most marginalized in order to share lessons we have learned and the good practices we have identified.
Posters on cause of death, demographic statistics, household information, vital statistics, and fertility displayed by Malaysia as part of the CRVS Marketplace during the third meeting of the Regional Steering Group held in Bangkok from 18-20 October, 2017.
The concrete aim of the Workshop is to bring together the National Focal Points for the project on inclusion and sustainable development in building the ASEAN Community through ensuring the recognition of the legal identity of all women and children in ASEAN. Through a consultative process the Workshop is designed to discuss the research phase of the project and to obtain feedback on the questionnaire, its methodology and the report outline.
In this Series paper, the authors examine whether well functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems are associated with improved population health outcomes. They present a conceptual model connecting CRVS to wellbeing, and describe an ecological association between CRVS and health outcomes. The conceptual model posits that the legal identity that civil registration provides to individuals is key to access entitlements and services. Vital statistics produced by CRVS systems provide essential information for public health policy and prevention.
This report analyzes the gendered impacts of inadequacies in marriage and divorce registration in six countries on the African continent. The six countries reviewed are Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Burkina Faso and Morocco, representing the different types of legal systems prominent on the continent. A review of each of these legal systems reveals a common thread: each legal system fails to adequately recognize various marriages embraced by the population and in doing so, denies women in these marriages important rights.
- New partnership between ESCAP and Data2x : Promoting the gender dimension in national and regional CRVS efforts
Data2X, named for the power women have to multiply progress in their societies, aims to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment through improved data collection and analysis that can provide a solid evidence-base to guide development policy. To provide basic information for a Data2X roadmap, this report maps gender data gaps in developing countries across five domains of women’s empowerment: (1) health, (2) education, (3) economic opportunities, (4) political participation, and (5) human security.
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