Birth Registration Report

A multi-jurisdictional research report by DLA Piper LLP analysing the birth registration regimes across 23 jurisdictions in order to better inform the local child protection work of the firm’s global partner UNICEF. In most countries birth registration is key to allow children to access education, healthcare and rights associated with citizenship. UNICEF – Birth Registration […]

Inheritance Rights Report

A multi-jurisdictional research report by DLA Piper commissioned by UNICEF analysing the legislative and practical barriers to orphans of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa enforcing their inheritance rights across nine jurisdictions. In many countries local custom and weak law enforcement prevent children from inheriting their parents’ property and this report will help to inform the policy […]

Conference report – India and Post 2015

This paper examines these issues, paying attention to the role that India may play in the months leading up to the September summit. It is informed by, in particular, an event held by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and Advocates for International Development (A4ID) in New Delhi in February 2015 to promote […]