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In this episode we hear from government, civil society and the private sector about Identity Day.
India’s ID system Aadhaar made huge progress by enrolling more than a billion people in just a few years. But at what cost?
The private sector is part of legal ID. But is it trying to set an agenda beyond legal ID? What mechanisms do governments have to control it? And a case study from Cameroon
We’re going in big with our first look at technology, an entire digital civil registration and vital statistics system called OpenCRVS.
“Dead people can cause a lot of trouble. Dead people can access pensions, dead people can inherit things,” says Niall McCann of the UNDP.
More than a billion people in the world have no legal identity – no way to prove who they are. The United Nations has pledged to fix this.
One in eight people have no formal identity, no way to prove who they are. Find out the devasting impact this can have on everything in life – from accessing vaccinations and education to finding formal employment and even inheriting.