Abstract:"Social protection has received increased attention as a measure to reduce poverty and vulnerability and achieve social transformation, including the reduction of gender inequality. According to the Social Protection Inter-Agency Cooperation Board (SPIAC-B 2019), to contribute to gender equality, social protection systems should address life cycle risks, increase access to services and sustainable infrastructure and promote women’s and girls’ economic empowerment, voice and agency". (...)

Keywords:Gender, social, protection, South, Asia, assessment, design, non-contributory, programmes
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Type/Issue:Research Report/38

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Gender and social protection in South Asia: an assessment of non-contributory programmes

Executive Summary—Gender and social protection in South Asia: an assessment of the design of non-contributory programmes