|AUTHOR||A. de Haan and S. Conlin|
|ORGANIZATION||Department of International Development|
|TOPIC||Child-sensitive social protection|
The international development targets of DfID reflect the international development community's committment to poverty alleviation. The targets indicate the consensus that poverty needs to be central to all our work, that poverty is multidimensional, and that we need to focus on outcomes, in terms of improvements of the welfare of poor people.