Author:International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Economic Growth, Child-oriented policies, Poverty and Inequality, Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: "The Republic of Iraq shares its largest land borders with Iran, Syria and Saudi Arabia. Of its total 37.2 million inhabitants, 5.7 million (15.4 per cent) are children under the age of 5, and 17.46 million (46 per cent) are below the age of 18. Despite being classified as an upper-middle-income country, Iraq’s Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.649 is below the regional average for the Middle East (0.704) and ranks 121st of 188 countries". (...)

keywords: Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity lens, Iraq
Date Publication: 06/07/2018 - 08:08
Type/Issue: One Pager / 388
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English