Briefs, Fact Sheets and Brochures

Advancing Child-Sensitive Social Protection

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Publication year:

2009

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English, French,Spanish

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Format:

pdf (1.4 MiB)

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Publisher:

HelpAge International,Hope and Homes for Children,IDS, Institute of Development Studies,ILO, International Labour Organization,ODI, Overseas Development Institute,Save the Children UK,The World Bank Group,UNDP, United Nations Development Programme,UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund

A joint statement by DFID, HelpAge International, Hope & Homes for Children, Institute of Development Studies, International Labour Organization, Overseas Development Institute, Save the Children UK, UNDP, UNICEF and the World Bank. The joint statement aims to build greater consensus on the importance of child-sensitive social protection. It lays out the particular vulnerabilities that children and families face, the ways that social protection can impact children even when not focused on them, and outlines principles and approaches for undertaking child sensitive social protection. The statement emerged from meetings and discussions between partners to consider and outline the importance of furthering social protection and ensuring it is child-sensitive.

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