Child Poverty and Disparities

The objective of the study is to make children a priority in national programmes that impact poverty of families raising children; and health, education and protection needs of children living in vulnerable households and/or disadvantaged communities. This study carried out by the IPS together with UNICEF- Sri Lanka will be a part of the initial analysis for the government of Sri Lanka to identify both information and policy gaps with a view for improved or redirected policy and programmes towards child poverty alleviation.

Research team

Wimal Nanayakkara
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Ruwan Jayathilaka
Ayodya Galappattige
Roshini Jayaweera



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