In this final part on the 3-part blog series, Dennis Mugambi Njue explains why supporting children with disabilities by providing a monthly child disability benefit would be an easy win for the government, the economy, and Kenya’s future. Children with disabilities are one of the most disadvantaged groups in society...
In part 2 of the blog series on social protection for persons with disabilities in Kenya, Dennis zeroes in on the importance of access to healthcare and social services to strengthen the deaf community in Kenya, while also advocating for an inclusive social protection programme with strong disability benefits that span the lifecycle.
Dennis Mugambi Njue, a Master's student at the University of Nairobi, writes about the challenges faced by the deaf community in Kenya and highlights the potential of social policies and inclusive disability benefits.
For years we have been told that, while universal social security is a worthy ambition, it is largely unattainable in low- and middle-income countries. Our latest paper dispels this myth, showing that countries at all income levels can achieve universal social security if they have political commitment.
9 reasons why Uzbekistan’s Social Protection Single Registry digital transformation journey is unique
Richard Chirchir, Principal Digital Technology Specialist, offers some key learning from his experience working with the Government of Uzbekistan and UNICEF on the country’s Social Protection Single Registry.
The unequal responsibility for unpaid care work is one of the main reasons why many women struggle to access paid employment outside the home.
How software can support governments to reduce discrimination against women when it comes to employment
Wanza Mwathani is a digital technology specialist at Development Pathways. This International Women's Day, she shares how our team worked with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Finance and UNICEF to design and develop a maternity benefit module in the Social Protection Single Registry.