What is Social Protection?
According to UN, Social Protection is
concerned with preventing, managing, and overcoming situations thatadversely affect
consists of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty andvulnerability by promoting efficient labour markets, diminishingpeople's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to manageeconomic and social risks, such as unemployment, exclusion, sickness,disability and old age.In other way, Social Protection can be regarded as a
a kind of insurance policy against poverty
a tool for delivering social justice
a means of promoting inclusive development
an expression of solidarity and cohesion between have & have-nots,between government & citizen and even between nations