Realizing the Right to Social Protection: The role of ILO social security standards

Organization(s): UNRISD
Year: 2015

How have the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) social security standards contributed to creating rights-based social protection systems? How does human rights and social protection law turn into substantive, country-level implementation? The ILO’s Christina Behrendt explains how the organization’s collaborative approach to reducing inequality and preventing poverty and helping states develop their own capacities contributes to universal social protection.

Social Protection and Human Rights