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Is income security possible in Asia without social pensions?

2019-05-21T14:02:22+00:00 Tags: , , |

Social protection has increasingly been recognised as one of the most effective measures to tackle poverty and inequality. The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Social Protection Floors Recommendation (no. 202) promotes four guarantees to ensure basic income security throughout the life cycle. Target 1.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

HelpAge Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2018 – Proceedings

2018-12-25T10:45:28+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

The proceedings give an overall picture of the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2018, which had the theme "Family, community and state in ageing societies". It summarises presentations, discussions and observations that were highlighted during the event. Language: English Published: [...]

Interview with Giang Thanh Long, National Economics University of Vietnam

2018-10-16T15:31:10+00:00 Tags: , , , |

How would you describe the historical relationship between older people and their families, especially as concerns ensuring income security and material wellbeing? As the majority of older people, especially in developing Asia, are not covered by any social security system and their own income depends on [...]

Old age income security in the Philippines: Work, family and social protection

2017-12-18T20:31:34+00:00 Tags: , , |

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in the Philippines. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. It also draws [...]