April 25, 2016
Written by FHI 360
This post originally appeared on FHI 360’s website. Reposted with permission.
The births of almost half the world’s children are not registered, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund. Without a birth certificate, children will face barriers in accessing health care, education and other basic services.
An FHI 360 pilot program in Senegal took on the challenge of improving the issuance and registration of birth certificates in the country. In this audio interview, Joseph Sany, Technical Advisor, Peacebuilding and Conflict Mitigation, FHI 360, discusses how governance can be more effective when considered from an integrated, inclusive perspective.