Not only do the social assistance and insurance systems in Viet Nam fail to accommodate key lifecycle risks associated with family life, but they leave out millions of vulnerable families and children, particularly those in the “missing middle”.
'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.
The report builds on our previous research with ITUC, showing the economic benefits of social protection by examining the different financing options that states have at their disposal in order to strengthen...
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.
The Asia-Pacific region is characterised by high levels of income inequality, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. This report provides analysis and recommendations on how to % reduce inequality in the region.
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.