Resources on social protection

  1. ILO Technical Recommendations on the Feasibility Assessment of an Employment Injury Insurance Scheme in Bangladesh

    25 February 2019

  2. Not on your own

    13 February 2019

    What happens when you are sick, disabled, young or old? Or, you may be unemployed or just not able to earn enough for you and your dependants to live on. Social protection provides workers and their families with a secure base, helping them plan for a better future. Explore the latest chapter of our interactive, multimedia Centenary website.

  3. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  4. © 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.

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

    06 February 2019

  6. © Thomas Mukoya(Reuters) 2019

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

    06 February 2019

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. © 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.

  10. 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.