Emergency Targeted Child Grant to counteract the negative effects of the Covid-19 crisis in Maldives

This advocacy paper builds on the impacts the Covid-19 crisis has had on different job sectors in the Maldives and expands on the reasons why certain vulnerable groups should be given priority during the social protection response to the pandemic. A variety of coverage and cost protections for such a response are provided, taking different household compositions, income levels and other intersecting factors into account.