Author:Mercedes González de la Rocha
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: Mexico's well-known Oportunidades Programme sought to modify certain survival strategies of poor people that development practitioners associate with the intergenerational transmission of poverty. The tendency of young people from impoverished homes to drop out of school and prematurely join the labour market, for example, is commonly perceived as preventing youth from reaching the productive stages of their lives both in good health and with the necessary qualifications to obtain jobs that can cover their basic needs.(…)

keywords: Poverty, Family Dynamics and Oportunidades: an Evolutionary Perspective
Date Publication: 11/12/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 170
Language: English