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Social protection and poverty reduction: Increasing the benefits of MGNREGS for children

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The World Bank describes social protection as having preventive, protective and promotive aims. Key to the objectives of social protection policies is the need to prevent income shocks, to protect those with inadequate resources, and to promote opportunities that can help households improve their situation. Young Lives analysis shows the impact of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India on families’ ability to cope with shocks and adverse events, acquire product...

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Peer reviewed
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Young Lives
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Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-05-05
Pubs id:
pubs:647978
URN:
uri:476afde7-4d0d-4d65-8654-d9fc702b0967
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uuid:476afde7-4d0d-4d65-8654-d9fc702b0967
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pubs:647978

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