Blog posts tagged to "Social protection"
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016
ADB is helping persons with disabilities make an effective contribution to Mongolian society, and live with dignity.
Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016
In Asia’s demographic transition, let’s not forget about the elderly. The human dimension is the key to a greyer but richer and happier region.
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.
Published on Monday, 22 August 2016
WIEGO has identified access to health services, support for caring roles, and income support for elderly workers, as the 3 priorities for extending social protection to informal workers.
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.
Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Women working from home make a significant contribution to Pakistan’s economy, but their work is undervalued and home-based workers are denied any form of legal protection.
Published on Friday, 12 August 2016
For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.
Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Only through increased investment in social protection—and other core social services such as health and education—will sustainable and inclusive prosperity be achieved across Asia.
Published on Friday, 05 August 2016
Find out what our readers think about who needs government social protection systems most in developing Asia, where half of the population still lacks access to basic social protection.