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Type Conference Paper - Institute of Development Studies (IDS) International Conference: “Social Protection for Social Justice”
Title Social protection in small island states in the Pacific: a case study of child wellbeing in Vanuatu (Paper prepared for the Centre for Social Protection Conference, Social Protection for Social Justice)
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2011
URL http://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/WhitefordYoshihara2011SociaprotectioninVanuatuCSPconferencedraft.p​df
Abstract
This paper provides a case study of the role of social protection in a small island state in the Pacific Ocean – analysing disparities in child well-being in the country of Vanuatu. The paper is structured as follows: Part 2 provides details of the general social and economic context of small island states in the Pacific and Vanuatu in particular; Part 3 discusses the findings of a recent study of disparities in child well-being in Vanuatu; Part 4 assesses the role of social protection in addressing these disparities; Part 5 concludes with a discussion of the likely implications of these findings for other Pacific Island countries.

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