id21 insights 56. Make childhood poverty history.

The issue covers cash transfers, child labour and education and the effect of educating women for healthier children


The lead article in this issue is concerned with tackling child poverty. Other topics covered in brief articles include: Economic policy must recognise children; Educating women = healthier children?; Children’s issues ignored in Ethiopia’s PRSP process; Cash transfers can reduce childhood poverty; Monitoring budgets for child rights; Dynamics of child poverty in the Kyrgyz Republic; Does child labour always undermine education?; and ‘High achievers’ prioritise social policy.


id21 insights 56, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6 pp.

id21 insights 56. Make childhood poverty history.

Published 1 January 2005