The Under-Registration of Births in Latin America

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Leslie F. Stone; Analía Olgiati; Suzanne Duryea;
  • Publisher: Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department
  • Subject: Kommunalverwaltung | Fertilität | Poverty, WP-551 | Lateinamerika
    • ddc: ddc:330

Approximately 14 percent of births are unregistered in Latin America according to estimates by UNICEF (2001). Children who lack an official birth certificate can be denied access to social services, including enrolling in school and accessing health services. This paper... View more
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