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 Yemen is located at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Its estimated population in 2016 was 27.5 million people, of whom 47 per cent (12.9 million) were under 18 years old and 15 per cent (4 million) were under 5. Yemen's Human Development Index (0.482) is the second lowest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, after Djibouti. Escalating conflict has driven the country into a severe humanitarian crisis. It is estimated that more than 20 million people need humanitarian assistance, including 11.3 million children". (...)

keywords: Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Yemen
Date Publication: 12/12/2018 - 08:14
Type/Issue: One Pager / 410
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English