News IconEvery child with a disability needs to access a disability benefit, says new paper

5th November: Children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable children. A disability can throw a child’s family into destitution and often it is the child who is blamed. The...

News IconInclusive social protection will ensure persons with disabilities no longer left behind, event hears

8th November: A shift from social protection as charity to a right is necessary both to tackle stigmatisation of persons with disabilities and to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, a London...

News IconFresh evidence on global development progress for persons with disabilities unveiled

17th December 2018: The first global United Nations report to examine disability and the Sustainable Development Goals provides fresh evidence on the need for progress to close the gap in outcomes...

News IconFresh evidence on effectiveness of targeting as focus shifts to social protection programme impact

The full results of a new global review of the evidence on the types of social protection programmes best reach those living in poverty will be launched at a 14th...

News IconCommission on the Status of Women set to tackle social protection gender gap

The UN Commission on the Status of Women will this week meet to push for policy change to address the fact that social protection reaches fewer women across the globe. The 63rd session...

News IconFinal report of global review of targeting effectiveness set to be unveiled

The culmination of an assessment of the targeting effectiveness of social protection programmes across the globe undertaken for the Church of Sweden will be launched this Thursday 14th. Ahead of...

News IconPoverty targeted schemes could face legal challenges, warns former UN Special Rapporteur

If countries continue to use targeted social protection schemes that fail to reach those in poverty, they may face legal challenges. This comment came from former UN Special Rapporteur on...

News IconWorld Bank under fire over poverty-targeted schemes after global review of the evidence

The Interim President of the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, has been challenged by the BBC over the institution’s support for poverty-targeted social protection. Stephen Sackur of BBC HARDtalk today raises...

News IconSocial protection scheme delivery “must improve to reach the underserved”

The implementation of social protection schemes around the world must improve to better reach underserved populations, according to a progress report on the progressive realisation of the right to social...

Our Work IconSpearheading Cash Transfer Design and Implementation Worldwide

Development Pathways’ experts have experience in both the high-level design of cash transfer programmes and the operational design and technical parameters for programme implementation. When designing social protection programmes —...