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Social Protection

Social protection’s primary objective is to reduce and mitigate poverty. It links to other services such as social work and child protection services. Recent years have seen a push towards more ‘child-sensitive social protection’ by having policies and programmes that are understand and respond to children’s particular needs and vulnerabilities.

 

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Researching the linkages between social protection and children’s care in Ghana

Family separation and loss of parental care is an issue of considerable concern in Ghana. Reasons for separation can include poverty, high fertility rates, trafficking of children into child labour, the death of one or both parents and migration. Ghana is in the process of moving away from institutional care in favour of other forms…

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Researching the linkages between social protection and children’s care in Rwanda

Researching the linkages between social protection and children’s care in Rwanda This research investigates the links between the Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP), child well-being, children’s care and family reunification. It is part of a wider study on the linkages between social protection and children’s care in Rwanda, Ghana and South Africa. The research is…

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