Social protection

This sub-section lists completed impact evaluations of projects in the social protection sector. Households without adequate social protection may rely on their children’s work to make ends meet, rendering them unable to sacrifice the immediate returns to work for the future returns to schooling. There is no single recipe for implementing social protection programmes to address child labour. Among the range of options available to policy makers are unconditional cash transfers of various sorts, conditional cash transfers, public works programmes and credit schemes.