Academic 18 March 2014

Cash transfers and child labor

This paper, produced by the World Bank, presents evidence of the impact of cash transfer programmes on child labour. The report presents evidence that conditional and unconditional cash transfers can lower participation in child labor and hours worked, while also limiting the negative impact of economic shocks, which can be a driver of child labour. The authors suggest can transfers to be a positive instrument to tackle child labour, while acknowledging that significant knowledge gaps remain.

Read Cash transfers and child labour. 

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn More