The requirement to present a birth certificate in order to enrol in school may be prescribed by local, regional or national law


Such a requirement impairs access to education of children without birth certificates and may amount to discrimination

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 30, Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families; Article 22, Convention relating to the Status of Refugees; Articles 2 (2) (3) & 13 (2), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Para 34, CESCR General Comment 13; Article 2, Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 3 (e), UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education

Levels and Types of Education: 
Types of Indicator: