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One in three kids have no birth certificate: UN

United Nations: One in three children worldwide cannot have their existence legally verified with a birth certificate since their birth was not registered, Uncief warned Wednesday. Almost 230 million youngsters under the age of five have no birth certificate, which puts them at a disadvantage for procedural matters and leaves them more vulnerable to abuse. “Birth registration is more than just a right. It's how societies first recognize and acknowledge a child's identity and existence,” said deputy Uncief executive…