Death registration – and cause of death – can provide governments with accurate maternal mortality rates. It can also inform them about whether women – or other vulnerable groups – are dying disproportionately of certain diseases.
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.
This video series features interviews with civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems experts from around the world. What are CRVS systems and why do they matter? How can we enhance and improve them for better results?