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Birth Registration in Jordan in the Context of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Birth registration is a right of all children under international law. Article 7 of the Convention of the Rights of Child states that “the child shall be registered immediately after birth and shall have the right from birth to a name, the right to acquire a nationality.” Jordan ratified the Convention on the Rights of Child on 21 May, 1991. Process of Birth Registration in Jordanian Law This resources discusses the Birth Registration in Jordan in the Context of the Syrian Refugee Crisis, posing the challenges and proposing ways forward.

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