Consultancy: Research to determine the benefits of birth registration
Plan International is seeking to appoint a multi-disciplinary team of consultants to undertake multi-country research to investigate the benefits of birth registration.
This research project aims to determine the benefits of birth registration both at the micro and macro levels.
Applicants should submit an application package by 10 September 2012.
Summary: This research project aims to determine the benefits of birth registration both at the micro and macro levels. Firstly, the research will determine the individual benefits of birth registration to both children and youth. Here the study will focus on how the right to birth registration is connected to other rights of children and youth, specifically those associated with the provision of basic services, protection and economic security.
Secondly, this study will focus on the benefits of birth registration to the state. Here the research aims to analyse and interpret how birth registration data is used by governments for development planning and governance purposes and the benefits this may bring to better realising child rights, monitoring development progress and enhancing social and economic growth.
The study should include a literature review, a quantitative analysis of existing relevant datasets and qualitative primary research in selected Plan programme countries (including Liberia). The research will consist of a midterm preliminary report and a final consolidated report.
See Terms of Reference for detailed information which provides key background information on the identified research gaps as well as the research objectives and research questions.
Applicants should submit an application package by 10 September 2012 via email to Lucy Gregg.