Nepal’s Child Grant – How is it Working for Dalit Families? (Briefing Paper)

Organization(s): ODI, UNICEF
Author: Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Richard Mallett
Regions: Asia
Country: Nepal
Year: 2015
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Social protection has become an increasingly prominent public policy tool in Nepal over the past two decades. Since the insurgency’s end in 2006, the government, with the support of development partners, has explicitly integrated social protection programming into its broader post-conflict development and reconstruction agenda (Holmes and Uphadya, 2009; Koehler, 2011). This study analyses the effects and effectiveness of delivery of the Child Grant in order to identify barriers to effective programme delivery and impact.

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Social Protection and Human Rights