Author:Fábio Veras Soares, Carolina Robino
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: "Despite significant development gains in recent decades, developing countries still face considerable challenges in regards to the fight against poverty and hunger. Redistributive cash transfer programmes have emerged as vital for the pursuit of poverty reduction and eradication; however, critics have expressed concerns that such social grants could lead to dependency among beneficiaries, dissuade them from seeking work, or reinforce traditional gender roles." (…)

keywords: Social Protection, Entrepreneurship, Labour Market Activation
Date Publication: 09/11/2015 - 09:00
Type/Issue: Policy In Focus / 32
ISSN: 2318-8995
Language: English