Archive for April 2020

Social Protection Floor Index 2020

In the face of a global catastrophe, it’s not very difficult to see the urgency for social safety nets. But even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people knew: social protection rights are human rights that should not be yielded to market forces. As early as 2012, the member […]

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A Global Financing Mechanism for Social Protection

“Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the […]

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GCSPF Newsletter #35 – April 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 35 – April 2020 – COVID-19           Coronavirus is a devastating blow to children in poverty       Whilst the coronavirus has so far resulted in less severe cases among children, it can decimate their lives in a different way. […]

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A Joint Statement on the Role of Social Protection in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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GCSPF Newsletter #34 – April 2020 – COVID-19

e-GCSPF # 34 – April 2020 – COVID-19           Putting people first – 12 governments show the world how to protect lives, jobs and incomes       New ITUC analysis of government responses from 69 countries to the COVID-19 pandemic has identified […]

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