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UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Strengthening Social Protection for Children

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AUTHOR Hannah Marsden, Jessica Espey and Emma Broadbent
TYPE Thematic Report
DATE 2009
TOPIC Child-sensitive social protection

This report, the first in a series of regional thematic repors produced for a study on social protection and children in West and Central Africa, seeks to provide an overview of existing social protection policyand programming initiatives in the region and to assess the extent to which these address the particular manifestations of childhood poverty and vulnerability that characterise different countries in the region. It highlights challenges in the design and implementation of child-sensitive social protection and offers a number of policy recommendations based on the analysis and lessons learned.

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