The exact figure of unregistered children around the world is unknown but it is measured in millions. Now NGOs are insisting that all children are counted
One night, a five-year-old boy named Sheru became separated from his older brother at a train station in central India. Somehow, he ended up on a train that took him nearly 1,000 miles away to Kolkata where he knew no one, and none of the language.
He learned to survive on the streets until a stranger reported him as a lost child to the police and he was taken to an orphanage. Then, he was adopted by a couple in Tasmania, 10,000 miles away from his home.
The difference between the two numbers is enormous, and I’m sure you could apply that to many countries around the world
We need to bring back serious attempts to register birth and deaths to give developing countries a chance
Link : How can you leave no one behind when millions of children are uncounted?