Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections
You are here: Home » Resources » Stories
Personal tools

Stories

Stories of how birth registration has changed people's lives and Plan's work on ensuring children all over the world are registered after birth.

Campaign makes important progress in Vietnam

Campaign makes important progress in Vietnam

Plan cooperated with the provincial departments of justice (DOJs) to develop action plans for birth registration projects in areas where birth registration was lowest

Ghana commits to full registration

Ghana commits to full registration

Plan has been working in partnership with the Ghanaian government to achieve full registration for all children by 2010

Mass Belgian support the universal birth registration campaign

Mass Belgian support the universal birth registration campaign

More than 20,000 people signed a petition in support of universal birth registration as part of an action week in Belgium

Pushing for changes in the law in Malawi

Pushing for changes in the law in Malawi

Plan Malawi urged the government to speed up the passage of a new bill that sought to introduce compulsory birth, marriage and death registration

El Salvador's First Lady supports the campaign

El Salvador's First Lady supports the campaign

There is now a public commitment in El Salvador to promote the right of children to have a birth certificate

Birth registration to help trafficked children in Togo

Birth registration to help trafficked children in Togo

Plan’s birth registration campaign helped more than 30,000 Togolese children obtain birth certificates

Plan urges European Commission to consider universal birth registration

Plan urges European Commission to consider universal birth registration

Plan Europe submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission on the inclusion of universal birth registration in their policies

Norwegian prime minister commits to fight for birth registration

Norwegian prime minister commits to fight for birth registration

Plan Norway challenged the prime minister to make sure that every minister in the government brought up the issue of birth registration in every international meeting that they participated in

Zambia's government accepts campaign challenge

Zambia's government accepts campaign challenge

More than 90 per cent of the 1.7 million children under the age of five in Zambia did not have birth certificates

Plan is working to improve civil registration in Africa

Plan is working to improve civil registration in Africa

August 2010: Over 40 Ministers responsible for civil registration met in Ethiopia for the first African Conference on Civil Registration on August 13-14.

Campaign fact

51,000,000 children a year around the world are not registered (UNICEF 2007)