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Chad: Strangled budgets, silenced dissent: The human cost of austerity measures in Chad

, Index number: AFR 20/8203/2018

Over the last 3 years, social unrest born out of harsh austerity measures imposed by the Chadian government and its international creditors has been met with unrelenting repression. This report, based on extensive in-country interviews conducted between November 2017 and May 2018 as well as detailed policy and budget analysis, shows how often arbitrarily determined budget cuts in key social sectors such as education and health have had a devastating impact on the population, in particular on the most vulnerable.

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