Policy in Focus

Social protection: meeting children’s rights and needs


Date of publication:  01 Jan 2019 Publisher:  The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Publication type:  Report / Study / Data

In the editorial section, Anna Carolina Machado and Charlotte Bilo explain that “this issue of Policy in Focus presents a collection of 15 articles from leading scholars, researchers and policy practitioners, shedding light on the key challenges of promoting social protection programmes for children. These contributions feature a diverse selection of case studies from Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa.”

In this document you can find more about the challenges in public policy in relation to children`s rights and social protection, multidimensional child poverty analyses and child-sensitive social protection, if ‘cash plus’ is ‘a silver bullet for addressing children’s needs’, if social protection can help end the violence against children, as well as case studies from Iraq, sub-Saharan Africa, Kazakhstan, Mozambique, Palestine, Philippines, Brazil, Bihar, Argentina, Jordan and Lebanon.

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