Archive for January 2016

Extending social protection to the rural economy: ILO policy guidelines

What are the most important elements to be considered in terms of ILO policy regarding the extension of social protection to the rural economy? Here are some elements: Building a comprehensive framework for the rural economy: linking social protection policies and strategies for the rural economy with […]

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Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors meets in New Delhi (27-29 January)

How to link SPF with SDGs and bring an effective human rights monitoring mechanisms to the process ensuring no one is left behind? How do we develop international enabling actions for implementation of SDGs at national levels? What role can the Global Coalition play at regional and […]

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Want to know how much would a social pension cost in your country? Check it out!

HelpAge International* has developed a pensions calculator to work out the cost of universal pensions in 175 countries across the globe. Pick a country, age of eligibility, benefit level and discover how much this would cost! *HelpAge International is member of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors.  

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UN Women Briefing: Making national social protection floors work for women

The idea of a social protection floor (SPF) is now firmly established on the global development agenda. Defined as a set of minimum guarantees, including basic income security for children, working-age adults, older people and people with disabilities, as well as essential health care for all, SPFs […]

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Women, Social Security and Protection in India: 27 January 2016, New Delhi

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