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Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific

Resources - Author: Arun Jacob, Bishwa Nath Tiwari, Hitomi Rankine, Smita Nakhooda / Year: 2018

This report takes stock of the changing nature of increasingly complex risks in Asia and the Pacific, and the stresses and shocks that are affecting a diverse region’s prospects for achieving the SDGs. It highlights the effects of selected natural hazards, commodity shocks and pollution shocks on the region’s...

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Universal Social Protection Floors: costing estimates and affordability in 57 lower income countries (ESS Working Paper No. 58)

Resources - Author: Andrés Acuña-Ulate, Christina Behrendt, Fabio Durán-Valverde, Isabel Ortiz, Karuna Pal / Year: 2017

This paper presents the results of costing universal social protection floors in 34 lower middle-income, and 23 low-income countries, consisting of: (i) allowances for all children and all orphans; (ii) maternity benefits for all women with newborns; (iii) benefits for all persons with severe disabilities, and (iv) universal old-age...

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Maternity Protection and Childcare Systems in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Resources - Year: 2014

Azerbaijan has ratified all major UN treaties on human rights, including the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women, (CEDAW), its Optional Protocol, and the core ILO Conventions in the area of non-discrimination, maternity protection and work-family reconciliation (ILO Conventions 100, 111, 183 and 156)....

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Social Protection for Child Rights and Well-Being in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (Advocacy Brief)

Resources - Year: 2015

Social protection can help guarantee adequate living standards for children and contribute to the realization of their rights. Investing in it helps States build more cohesive societies, more resilient communities and stronger economies. To fight child poverty and social and economic vulnerability, countries need to develop well-integrated social protection...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Azerbaijan

Legal depository - Country: Azerbaijan / Year: 2009

Relevant articles: Article 16 – Social development and state 1. Azerbaijani state takes care about improvement of prosperity of all people and each citizen, their social protection and proper living conditions. 2. Azerbaijani state participates in development of culture, education, public health, science, arts, protects environment, historical, material and...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Armenia

Legal depository - Country: Armenia / Year: 2012

Relevant articles: Article 35 The family is the natural and fundamental cell of society. Men and women of marriageable age have the right to marry and found a family according to their free will. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and divorce. Dismissal for...

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Labour Code of the Government of Afghanistan

Legal depository - Country: Afghanistan / Year: 1999

Relevant articles from the 1999 Labour Code of the Republic of Afghanistan: Article 3.11 Social Protection: is a fund deducted of the employees’ monthly salary and Employers’ contribution. Or it is a fund fully paid to the employee by the employer for his/her livelihood during the employee’s service period...

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