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Recommendation on Social Protection Floors: Basic Principles for Innovative Solutions

Resources - Author: Babu P. Remesh, Christina Behrendt, Emmanuelle Saint-Pierre Guilbault, Gabriela Mendizábal Bermúdez, George Letlhokwa Mpedi, Laura Pautassi, Mathias Nyenti, Maya Stern Plaza, Pablo Arellano Ortiz, Stephen Devereux, Tineke Dijkhoff, Veronika Wodsak, Victoire Umuhire, Worawet Suwanrada /

This book assesses the catalogue of principles included in the ILO Recommendation on Social Protection Floors from a legal perspective. Despite the international community’s recognition of social protection as a human right, the vast majority of the world’s population still has no access to social protection. In a major effort...

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Social protection floors and gender equality. A brief overview

Resources - Author: Christina Behrendt, Emmanuelle St-Pierre Guilbault, Florence Bonnet, Lou Tessier, Maya Stern Plaza / Year: 2013

This working paper summarizes some of the linkages between gender inequality and access to social protection, then discusses the contribution of national social protection floors as powerful tools in reducing gender inequalities and women’s poverty, and summarizes recent developments in the international legal framework relevant to gender equality and...

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Social Protection and Human Rights