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27 Oct 2020
CRVS is bringing joy to people's lives
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ESCAP's Statistics Director, Gemma Van Halderen, recently published a blog for the International Statistical Institute 'Statisticians React to the News' series on the importance of CRVS in bringing joy to people's lives. The blog reacted to the news of women in Afghanistan risking their lives to claim their identities and tied the story into the larger narrative about how well-functioning CRVS systems promote gender equality by ensuring women and girls get in the picture.

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