Written by Sarina D. Kidd for the Ford Foundation funded Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum, this working paper highlights how the international financial institutions (IFIs) shape social security policy in the MENA region.
'Inclusive social security and the social contract: overcoming instability and building trust in the MENA region' is a working paper produced as part of the Ford Foundation funded Inclusive Social Security Policy Forum.
This paper is the summary report of a study commissioned by UNICEF Bangladesh to assess the economic fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh, evaluate the Government’s social protection response to the crisis and propose an alternative social protection package to protect citizens and promote economic recovery.
This paper, which was written in partnership with Act Church of Sweden, examines the utility of the so-called "social registry" - a database that determines people's eligibility for welfare programs - within social protection.
This paper — jointly published by HelpAge International and Development Pathways — discusses key challenges in measuring levels of poverty among older people, at the individual level, based on survey data that are collected on households as collective units.
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