Source: Fast Company Magazine On:
An unconditional cash transfer program in Kenya found that when people in a relationship–especially women–received extra money, rates of physical and sexual violence declined.
A basic income–a periodic, unconditional cash payment–delivers with it numerous personal benefits to people who receive it. In Finland, a cash-transfer program reduced depression rates among recipients by around 37%. In Ontario, an unofficial analysis of a now-closed pilot found that 88% of people who received monthly payments felt less stressed, and 47% felt less marginalized–on top of having greater access to better food and housing.
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