social protection

Universal social pension: Feasibility in the Philippines (infographic)

2017-03-10T02:57:19+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This is a summary of the report called "The Feasibility of a Universal Social Pension in the Philippines". The infographic consists of 5 sections presenting the concept of universal social pension, benefits and affordability in the context of the Philippines. Language: [...]

Work, family and social protection: Old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

2017-02-14T11:54:09+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This report provides a comparative investigation of the income security of older people in five Asian countries that have diverse contexts; namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The report paints a picture of the multiple sources of income [...]

Community-Based Social Protection in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

2016-12-26T07:05:16+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge International (Myanmar Country Office), with funding from LIFT donor consortium, has embarked on a three-year project to expand social protection to vulnerable households in Myanmar’s central dry zone. The project seeks to strengthen community and government capacity to [...]

Charter of Recommendations: a Report by the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors

2016-12-26T07:11:49+00:00 Tags: , , |

This charter of recommendations emerged from the Global Coalition of Social Protection Floors meeting at New Delhi, India (27-29th January, 2016). Twenty-five representatives from five different regions came together to talk with each other, to exchange best practices, to converse on the dilemmas [...]

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

2017-01-23T19:34:03+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage [...]