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PUBLICATIONS

The reports we have published and contributed to steer the debate and clients’ thinking. We publish our own Working Papers and shorter Pathways’ Perspectives and support clients to produce major reports


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Social Protection and Disability in Rwanda

This working paper is part of a series of publications that identify good practice in enabling the inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection systems and programmes. It finds...

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‘I feel more loved’: Autonomy, self-worth and Kenya’s universal pension

This paper presents the findings of a qualitative research study conducted in order to observe the impacts of Kenya’s social pension on one rural community. This unique research required the...

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Social Protection and Disability in Zambia

The report presents findings from a short study in Zambia to examine its social protection system and programmes and identifies the challenges faced by persons with disabilities in accessing them.

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Universal Pensions in Tanzania: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Programme in Muleba District

This paper presents lessons learned from the implementation and delivery of the pilot programme, as well as key lessons learned on the impact of pensions on livelihoods and the community. Moreover, it provides evidence in support of a universal approach to pensions.

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Leaving No-one Behind: Building Inclusive Social Protection Systems for Persons with Disabilities

This report examines how to make social protection systems and schemes more inclusive of persons with disabilities. Social protection can play a key role in empowering persons with disabilities by...

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Hit and Miss: An assessment of targeting effectiveness in social protection

This paper is the result of a global review of the effectiveness of different methods of selecting social protection recipients, both universal and poverty-targeted social protection schemes. The work, supported...

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Social Protection and Disability in Kenya

This report provides insights into the current situation in Kenya regarding the inclusivity of social protection for people with disabilities. It provides insights into the current situation in Kenya regarding...

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The Mbao Pension Plan: Savings for the Informal-Sector

Social protection schemes in Kenya are both Government-run and private, and consist of tax-financed schemes such as the Inuda Jamii Senior Citizens’ Grant, contributory schemes such as the National Social...

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Social Protection and Disability: Annotated Bibliography

In the field of social protection, research on disability in the Global South has lagged behind in the study of inclusion of persons with disabilities. However, recent years have seen...

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Disability Benefit Database

 

Our unique Disability Benefits Database has relaunched!

The database provides a global overview of social protection schemes for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries, including transfer levels and number of recipients. It is regularly updated and if you have any information on schemes, contact us by clicking here.