Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/207166
Authors: 
Machado, Anna Carolina
Bilo, Charlotte
Veras Soares, Fábio
Osorio, Rafael Guerreiro
Year of Publication: 
2018
Series/Report no.: 
Research Report 24
Abstract: 
Through the definition of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), countries have acknowledged the importance of social protection for poverty reduction. Namely, target 1.3 of SDG 1, "End poverty in all its forms everywhere", calls for the implementation of nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all to achieve substantial coverage of poor and vulnerable populations, including children, by 2030. By including childspecific indicators and targets, SDG 1 urges countries to place children at the centre of poverty reduction efforts and reinforces the need to assess the child-sensitivity of policies, incentivising countries to produce child-disaggregated and child-specific data on both poverty and social protection coverage". (...)
Subjects: 
Overview
non-contributory
social protection
programmes
Middle East and North Africa
MENA
child
equity
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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