Sign the Petition

Over 51 million births go unregistered every year, leaving children invisible - without a legal identity or nationality. This makes them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, and denies them access to services such as health and education.

Take action now – sign the petition!

Every child is entitled to a birthday. I call on the United Nations to make birth registration a global priority by:

  • ensuring that birth registration is highlighted in relevant UN policies and partnerships
  • supporting governments to provide all children with a birth certificate
  • harnessing the UN system to support accessible birth registration systems.
  • Spread the word, tell everyone about Plan's work: