Resources on social protection

  1. © khym54 2019

    Countries urged to act on universal social protection

    07 February 2019

    To end poverty, ensure social protection for all and make good on international commitments made in 2015, countries around the world have been urged at a ministerial-level conference at the International Labour Organization to take five actions towards universal social protection.

  2. UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

    06 February 2019

  3. © Thomas Mukoya(Reuters) 2019

    U.N. sees poverty hope in African uptake of child welfare payments

    06 February 2019

  4. The future of work in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear

    06 February 2019

    This working paper on the future of work in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) has been prepared for ILO constituents and other key actors in the TCLF industries to facilitate their discussions in the centennial year of the ILO and beyond.

  5. Towards universal social protection for children: Achieving SDG 1.3

    06 February 2019

    The importance of ensuring adequate social protection for children has long been high on the agenda of both the ILO and UNICEF. For children, social protection takes on a special significance, since the negative effects of poverty and deprivation in childhood have ramifications that can last a lifetime.

  6. © UNICEF/UNI112437/Halle'n 2019

    Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF

    06 February 2019

    A new report by UNICEF and the ILO highlights the critical need to extend social protection to all children.

  7. Universal Social Protection 2030

    05 February 2019

    Universal social protection is key to sustained inclusive economic and social development, for individuals, communities and nations. It is also a human right. The USP2030 partnership joins forces of all actors who want to turn this right into reality.

  8. ILO, UNICEF report shows shortcomings in social protection for children

    01 February 2019

  9. Multinational enterprises and social protection: A case study of the L’Oréal Share & Care Program​

    31 January 2019

    Recognizing the possible beneficial effects for workers and enterprises, many MNEs have undertaken or are currently planning to undertake programs to offer social protection to their employees, going beyond legal obligations. This is a voluntary effort by enterprises that falls under the CSR framework. In this regard, this paper analyses improvement in coverage due to the implementation of such a program, L’Oréal’s Share & Care, and explores the possible effects of the change in a large number of benefits on performance-related indicators. It is also the first attempt to examine the impact of a social program by a company participating in the Global Business Network.

  10. High Level Conference - Together to achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030

    29 January 2019