Non-contributory social protection through a child and equity lens in Tunisia

Author: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Thematic Area: Social Protection

Abstract:"Tunisia is a lower-middle-income country in Northern Africa bordering Libya, Algeria and the Mediterranean Sea. In 2016 the total population of Tunisia was 11.4 million people, of whom 28 per cent were younger than 18 years and 9 per cent were under the age of 5. With a Human Development Index of 0.725, which is above the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s average of 0.704, Tunisia ranks 97th out of 188 countries. The country is characterised by a wide disparity between the coastal and the interior regions, reflected in significantly higher rates of poverty and food insecurity in the interior regions, rural zones and the east". (...)

Keywords:Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Tunisia
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