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Strengthening linkages between child protection and social protection systems in Nigeria

  • Although social protection programmes increasingly reflect lifecycle vulnerabilities, attention to child protection deficits remain weak
  • Despite widespread child protection vulnerabilities, social protection efforts in Nigeria have largely overlooked child protection concerns
  • Linkages in social transfer programmes, social insurance, health and education subsidies, and better enforcement of social equity measures could promote synergies between child and social protection systems
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Original Publication Date: 
16 Jul 2015
Document type: 
Analysis Report