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09 Apr 2021
Are we really getting every one in the picture?
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In 2014, governments across Asia-Pacific committed to strengthening CRVS systems and advance universal civil registration to support good governance, health and development.
However, due to a lack of data, we do not know if the most vulnerable people are being registered, which could mean hard to reach and marginalized people, including women and girls, remain invisible, compounding the inequality they face.
ESCAP has launched the ‘Let’s really get everyone in the picture’ initiative, to support countries in conducting inequality assessments to make sure we count everyone and leave no one behind.
Read more about it in this blog.

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