The Cash Transfer and Child Protection Task Force (CTCP TF) of the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action is pleased to announce the launch of Cash Transfer Programming and Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Review and opportunities to strengthen the evidence. This report summarizes the evidence for cash transfer programming and child protection in humanitarian contexts and recommends areas for action and further research. It highlights the gaps, needs, and opportunities found in the literature and confirmed by experts working across child protection, cash transfer programming, and other relevant areas of humanitarian action and international development.
The findings and recommendations support an Alliance-wide commitment to strengthening evidence-based practice in the child protection sector and are intended to guide the CTCP TF as it generates participation and investment in a multi-year research agenda. The Cash Transfer Programming and Child Protection Initiative includes the full report with executive summary, a 2-page brief, an infographic on the recommendations and overview video.