Death registries

D4H Gender Chat Summary: Improving Capture of Gender-Based Violence in Death Registries, MCCOD, and Verbal Autopsies, Part 1

Gender-based violence (GBV) refers to harmful acts directed at an individual or a group of individuals based on their gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful norms. The term is primarily used to underscore the fact that structural, gender-based power differentials place women and girls at risk for multiple […]

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How Gender Norms affect Completeness of CRVS Death Registries

Gender is context specific and can change over time. Gender norms set expectations for relationships between and among women, men, boys, girls, and gender diverse people, and determine expectations of people’s roles in households and communities.  Gender norms affect the completeness and accuracy of civil registries and vital statistics systems (CRVS). Many countries require a […]

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