Creating fiscal space for universal social pensions: Taxing the top 1%

From manual to digital: First hand insight into Malawi’s Social Cash Transfer

Warnings from new analysis by UNICEF and Save the Children, show economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic could push up to 86 million more children into household poverty by the end of 2020, an increase of 15 per cent.

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This paper proposes a framework to model household decision making on participation (or not) in cash transfer programs depending on whether a conditionality exists. The paper outlines the optimal size of the cash transfer such that a fixed government budget maximizes the poverty reduction.

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Promoting Early Childhood Development Through Combining Cash Transfers and Parenting Programmes

This CSW63 side event hosted by UN Women, Sida and the Prime Minister's Office (Tanzania) explored how cash transfers can help reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. Featuring research from the Cash Transfer and Intimate Partner Violence Research Collaborative, the Prevention Collaborative, IFPRI, the Transfer Project, UNICEF Innocenti, and the International Rescue Committee.

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Join us for our CSW63 side event on Wednesday March 13th at UN Women, NYC.

Space is limited, please RSVP no later than 11 March to Yemarshet Sissay [email protected]

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Children’s Right to Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa: An analysis of legal frameworks from a child-rights perspective

Blockchains and social protection: Snake-oil or panacea?

The report has been prepared as commissioned by the Government of Madagascar (Ministry of Population, Social protection and Women’s Promotion and the National Office of Risk and Disaster Management) in coordination with the members of the emergency cash group and with UNICEF’s funding and technical support. The results of this report have been presented and discussed with the Government and the members of the emergency cash group.

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