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Asian Countries Urged to Improve Child Registrations

An estimated 135 million children under the age of five in the Asia-Pacific region have not been registered by any government agency. That leaves them unable to claim national identities needed for access to rights and critical services. A major push is about to commence to get such children, and those of all ages, a legal identity. Despite the advent of digital technology and advanced communications, too many people in the Asia-Pacific region still live and die without leaving an...

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