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One third of children under five don’t officially exist - UNICEF

By Emma Batha | Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:48 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Around one third of the world’s children under the age of five have not had their births registered and do not officially exist, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and neglect, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.

“Birth registration is … key to guaranteeing that children are not forgotten, denied their rights or hidden from the ...

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