social protection

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 [...]

Commission on the Status of Women 2019

2019-02-14T14:31:35+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Date: 11-22 March 2019 Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commission elaborated a multi-year programme [...]

Electronic delivery of social cash transfers in Myanmar: options assessment

2018-08-20T10:06:53+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This policy brief is a summary of findings from the Oxford Policy Management's assessment of electronic payment options for social cash transfer programmes in Myanmar. The way social transfers are paid is important as this can mediate the impact [...]

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 [...]