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Protect my future: The links between child protection and employment and growth

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Research reports & papers
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Dr Josiah Kaplan & Dr Nicola Jones
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Economic growth has the potential to free children from the worst forms of exploitation and violence, strengthen the reach and effectiveness of child protection services, and increase opportunities for human capital formation later in life. Economic growth could, in turn, be enhanced by improvements in child protection, as gaps in children’s education, nutrition, health and psychosocial development resulting from child protection deficits severely diminish individuals’ later productive capacities as adults, - See more at: