Overview of non-contributory social protection programmes in South Asia from a child and equity perspective

Author: Pedro Arruda ,Yannick Markhof ,Isabela Franciscon ,Wesley Silva ,Charlotte Bilo
Thematic Area: Social Protection

Abstract:This Research Report summarises an analysis of 51 non-contributory social protection programmes led by central government in the eight countries of South Asia. The sample manages to capture the flagship initiatives of national systems, providing a broad overview of current relevant social protection systems in the region.

Keywords:social protection systems; South Asia; targeting mechanisms; cash transfers
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Type/Issue:Research Report/46