Published January 2001
by World Bank Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||76|
This is the first book to explore from an interdisciplinary and global perspective the reforms of social protection systems introduced in recent years by many governments of low and middle-income countries. This is the first World Bank Strategy Paper for the social protection sector, one of the World Bank's youngest sectors. The preparation of this paper has offered the opportunity to rethink the concept of social protection, take stock of the World Bank's experience in this area, and develop the strategic thrust of future work. Objectives of the Strategy The Global Objective of the social protection sector is to: build a social protection system that tackles poverty and inequality, enables the poor to move out of poverty, helps reduce vulnerability and protect people from shocks, helps improve health and. ADB’s Social Protection Strategy () defines social protection as the set of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting labor markets functioning, diminishing people’s exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to protect themselves against hazards and the interruption or loss of income.
The Social Protection Strategy defines social protection as a set of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labor markets, diminishing people's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to protect themselves against hazards and interruption/loss of income. 3" " Foreword’ In"early"July","Liberia"held"a"three"day"nationalconsultation"during"which"a"National"Social" Protection"Strategy"and"Policy"for"Liberiawas. employed but there is very little social protection to people working in the informal sector. This is well recognized in the social protection chapter of the National Development Plan (Chapter 11) which states that social protection systems must establish mechanisms to cover the risks associated with temporary and. books that discuss new forms of employment relationship and contract, and formal sector, for example, or those in informal work, or homeworkers, or the unemployed. “It is a question of placing the diverse concerns within a compre- social protection or is covered only very partially.” In part, that is a .
Mauritius is a welfare state with a wide range of social protection schemes, ranging from free education from pre-primary to tertiary level, free health services, free public transport to the elderly, the disabled and students. It also provides. Social protection systems to help families and businesses restore income, preserve livelihoods, and compensate for price hikes. Protecting All New report outlines an approach to worker protection and social security that is better adapted to the changing nature of work. Social protection is fast becoming an important theme in development policy. This book examines the political processes shaping social protection policies; compares the key conceptual frameworks available for analyzing social protection; and provides a comparative discussion on social protection policies focused on the poor and the poorest. The handling of social protection responsibilities in government structures 41 3. Reviewing experience and policy approaches 42 Poor people’s realities: implications for social protection from participatory research 42 Social protection through institutions outside the state: the historical experience of developed countries