Programme objectives

To provide financial support to Libyan families (especially those with children) and unmarried females;

Legal framework: Law no. 27 of 2013 on Allowances for Children and Wives

References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>. ILO. 2014. “Libya (150).” NATLEX website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <http://ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_lang=en&p_isn=96436&p_country=LBY&p_count=150>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
1998
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Means Test
Categorical Targeting
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Children; women and girls
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Eligibility criteria
Children must be younger than 18 (no limit for unmarried females with no source of income); Libyan children living abroad for more than three months are ineligible; married women who do not have any salary or wage
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>. ILO. 2014. “Libya (150).” NATLEX website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <http://ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_lang=en&p_isn=96436&p_country=LBY&p_count=150>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Amount of benefits
LYD100/month is paid for each child; LYD150/month for wives
References
ILO. 2014. “Libya (150).” NATLEX website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <http://ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_lang=en&p_isn=96436&p_country=LBY&p_count=150>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
Head of household in a continuing relationship, and the caregiver in case of separation
References
Ministry of Social Affairs. Law no. 27 of 2013. Tripoli: Ministry of Social Affairs. Accessed 4 October 2017. <https://goo.gl/QyGHCd>. In Arabic.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
 
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Social Affairs
References
SSA. 2015. “Libya.” Social Security Administration website. Accessed 24 September 2017. <https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2014-2015/africa/libya.html>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Children, Women, Mothers