Birth registration helps fight child trafficking

Published: 1/Sep/2016
Source: IOL

Limpopo – Proper birth registration has been identified as a major tool in the fight to prevent child trafficking and other social ills that include child labour, illegal adoption and sexual exploitation.

Limpopo MEC of health DR Phophi Ramathuba made these remarks on Wednesday during her visit to Seshego Hospital, where she witnessed the birth registration process and the immediate issuing of birth certificates.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: Southern Africa, South Africa
Year: 2016