Cash Transfer Programmes, Poverty Reduction and Empowerment of Women in South Africa (GED Working Paper no. 4/2015)

Organization(s): ILO
Author: Marianne S. Ulriksen, Sophie Plagerson
Regions: Southern Africa
Country: South Africa
Year: 2015
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This working paper is one of the five country studies on cash transfer programmes and women’s empowerment. The review of the South African experience in this study is complemented by country studies on Brazil, Chile, India and Mexico. Its results have also informed a comparative study, authored by Elaine Fultz and John Francis, and published in this series under the title of “Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women: A comparative analysis – Experiences from Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico and South Africa”.

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