We support global efforts to strengthen civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. We do so by collaborating with organizations and experts to facilitate access to information and expertise, including global standards, tools, research evidence, and good practice.
Our purpose? To make knowledge readily available for countries aiming to develop, strengthen, and scale-up their national civil registration system and improve their vital statistics reporting.
Knowledge Briefs on Gender and CRVS
Our knowledge brief series aims to uncover gender bias and barriers, share case studies and emerging findings, and recommend priority areas and solutions to improve vital event registration for women and girls.
One of the Sustainable Development Goal targets – specifically 16.9 – is to provide legal identity for all by 2030, including birth registration.
Statistics about vital life events such as births, deaths, marriages, and divorces reside in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. When they function well, these systems are particularly beneficial to women and girls…