Non-contributory social protection through a child and equity lens in Bahrain

Author: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Thematic Area: Social Protection

Abstract:"The Kingdom of Bahrain is a small archipelago in the Persian Gulf. With approximately 1.4 million inhabitants, Bahrain has the second smallest population in the region, after Djibouti. In 2016 about a quarter of the population (334,791) were younger than 18 years of age, and 7.5 per cent (106,770) were children under the age of 5. More than half of the population are non-Bahraini, coming mostly from South and South-East Asia”. (...)

Keywords:Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Bahrain
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Type/Issue:One Pager/384
ISSN:2318-9118

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Overview of Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Through a Child and Equity Lens