Student Vote 2017

Go to: https://votecompass.cbc.ca/bc/home in order to determine where your perspective on certain issues might have you vote for a certain party.

Be sure to print out your results – scroll to find the “Print” button.

Project – Country Info

General

https://www.unicef.org/newsline/2003/03fsbirthregistration.htm

http://www.unicef.ca/en/blog/230-million-children-are-invisible-without-birth-registration

Mexico

The Under-Registration of Births in Mexico: Consequences for Children, Adults, and Migrants

http://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/under-registration-births-mexico-consequences-children-adults-and-migrants

Philippines

 

Indonesia

Barriers to Birth Registration in Indonesia

http://thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(15)00321-6/fulltext

No Birth Certificate, No Identity, No Chance | Jakarta Globe

http://jakartaglobe.id/archive/no-birth-certificate-no-identity-no-chance/

Poverty to Politics: Hurdles to Birth Certificates

https://www.pressreader.com/indonesia/the-jakarta-post/20170103/281883003012764

Myanmar

Getting to the goal of 100 per cent birth registration – Unicef

https://www.unicef.org/myanmar/media_24526.html

Poverty to Politics: Hurdles to Birth Certificates

https://www.pressreader.com/indonesia/the-jakarta-post/20170103/281883003012764

BIRTH REGISTRATION CONSULTANT

https://myanmar.savethechildren.net/jobs/job-details/856

 

 

 

Birth Registration Challenge

For Your Research! A List of Initial Sources and these tips for better Google searches:

The advanced Google searches every student should know

 

Documents

Birth Registration Right from the Start. Unicef. http://www.unicef.org/spanish/infobycountry/files/p15-UNICEF-39×7.pdf

Birth Registration: Current Status & Progress. Unicef Data. http://data.unicef.org/childprotection/birth-registration.html

Birth Registration. Unicef. http://www.unicef.org/protection/57929_58010.html

By Counting Every Life, Every Life Counts. The World Bank. June 23, 2014. http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2014/06/23/by-counting-every-lifeevery-life-counts

Civil Registration: Why Counting Births and Deaths is Important. WHO Fact Sheet No. 324. May 2014. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs324/en/

Every Child’s Birth Right: Inequalities and Trends in Birth Registration. UNICEF, 2013. http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Birth_Registration_11_Dec_13.pdf

Geddes, Linda. “Lessons from the Dead: Why ‘Verbal Autopsies’ are Changing Public Health.” Slate (originally appeared in New Scientist), September 7, 2014. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/new_scientist/2014/09/verba l_autopsies_in_india_million_death_study_is_improving_public_health.html

Global Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Scaling Up Investment Plan, 2015-2024. The World Bank & World Health Organization, May 28, 2014. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/05/19581045/global-civilregistration-vital-statistics-scaling-up-investment-plan-2015-2024.

I am Here, I Belong: The Urgent Need to End Childhood Statelessness. United Nations High Commission for Refugees, November 2015. http://www.unhcr.org/ibelong/wp-content/uploads/2015-10- StatelessReport_ENG16.pdf

Videos:

200 Million Invisible Children (1:00) Unicef: https://youtu.be/rQsx5LRIXN8

An Innovative Approach to Health System Strengthening in Cameroon: PerformanceBased Financing (PBF) (3:55). The World Bank, May 4, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp_eJR-5ohY 

Death 101 (16:47) Prabhat Jha, TEDxYouth@UTS. http://www.cghr.org/?video=tedxdeath-101

Lucky Iron Fish: Shape of Health (2:46): https://youtu.be/KJM7Nj1DCwk

New Era for Every Woman, Every Child (2:03). The World Bank Group: Global Financing Facility, July 9, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeD7rkmVkBU

Solving social problems with a nudge (17:54) Sendhil Mullainathan, TEDIndia 2009: https://www.ted.com/talks/sendhil_mullainathan

Statelessness: A Forgotten Human Rights Crisis (5:54). Pulitzer Center. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTcsNvskJ0g

Statelessness: Leal’s Story (2:26). United Nations High Commission for Refugees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY1w67eFEPo