South Africa: Civil Registration a Human Right, Says Minister

Published: 2/Déc/2016

Pretoria — Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says policies and legislation have been developed to continue to ensure an efficient civil registration.

« In South Africa, the right to a name, identity, citizenship and to be registered at birth is a universal human right and is guaranteed in section 28 of the Constitution, » he said.

Speaking at the signing of the partnership agreement between the Department of Home Affairs and Procter & Gamble at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, Minister Gigaba said it is encouraging that the South African government, through the Department of Home Affairs, has prioritised civil registration.

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Themes: Enregistrement des naissances
Regions: Afrique du Sud
Year: 2016