CRC Concluding Observations: Lesotho, 2001

Published: 21/Feb/2001
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child


Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties under Article 44 of the Convention

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Lesotho

Birth registration

29. The Committee is concerned at low levels of birth registration and, in particular, that some registration procedures are inaccessible, cumbersome and expensive.
30. The Committee recommends that all necessary measures be taken, including through legislation, awareness raising among government officials, community leaders and parents and the use of mobile registration offices whenever appropriate, to ensure that all children are registered at birth.

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Themes: International standards, Discrimination, Gender, Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: Southern Africa, Lesotho
Year: 2001