Search result

Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention, 1962 (No. 118)

Legal depository - Year: 1962

Convention No. 118 addresses the issue of the social security of migrant workers in a global manner. It covers the nine branches of social security and provides that, for each branch accepted under the Convention, a ratifying State undertake to grant equality of treatment to nationals of other ratifying...

Read More

ILO social security and other labour standards

The ILO has played a major role in developing an international defined normative framework guiding the establishment, development and maintenance of social security systems across the world and has become the world’s leading point of reference for efforts to this end. Following its establishment in 1919 and being the...

Read More

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), 1989

Legal depository - Year: 1989

Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 26 recognizes for every child the right to benefit from social security, including social insurance. In addition, Article 27(1) recognizes the right of every child to a standard of living adequate for the child’s physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development....

Read More

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Legal depository - Year: 1979

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women Article 11(1)(e) obligates States parties to eliminate discrimination against women in the field of employment, and to ensure equal rights between men and women, in particular … the right to social security, particularly in cases of retirement, unemployment,...

Read More

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Legal depository - Year: 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), 1948 Article 22 guarantees the right to social security. Article 25 recognizes the right of everyone to a standard of living adequate for the health and wellbeing of himself and of his family, including … medical care and necessary social services, and the...

Read More
Social Protection and Human Rights