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International Day of the Girl Child: Working towards access to ID for every woman and girl

October 11, 2018 | Digital Identity | Global | Matthew Wilson

Today marks the International Day of the Girl Child. A day to reflect on the challenges that cause many women and girls to be socially, politically and digitally excluded, but also a day to ...
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Digital identity case studies from Africa and Latin America

July 18, 2018 | Digital Identity | Latin America & the Caribbean | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samantha Lynch

Hacer click aquí para leer este artículo en español. As the digital identity space continues to grow, new ideas and technologies continue to emerge which are enabling people to prove ...
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The Commonwealth Digital Identity Initiative

April 18, 2018 | Digital Identity | Global | Global | Yasmina McCarty

I am delighted to announce GSMA Mobile for Development participation in the Commonwealth Digital Identity Initiative, which is supported by the UK Department for International Development ...
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Digital Identity for Smallholder Farmers: Insights from Sri Lanka

March 28, 2018 | Digital Identity | Sri Lanka | Matthew Wilson

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, more than 3 billion people – almost half of the world’s population – live in rural areas, and roughly 2.5 billion ...
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Introducing the Digital Identity Programme’s ‘Roadmap for Digital Birth Registration’

March 16, 2018 | Digital Identity | Pakistan | Matthew Wilson

It is estimated that globally one in three children under the age of five – roughly 230 million children in total – have not had their births officially registered. The World Health ...
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Access to Mobile and Proof of Identity: A global snapshot of linkages, challenges and opportunities

February 23, 2018 | Digital Identity | Global | Global | Yiannis Theodorou

With a global subscriber base that surpassed 5 billion in 2017, the mobile ecosystem has created a global digital platform that is increasingly connecting everyone and everything. Given ...
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