Policy resource package

Extending social security to workers in the informal economy. Information and awareness

If workers and employers do not know what social protection schemes are available to them, what their rights and responsibilities are and how they can access such schemes, then social protection policies and programmes have little chance of succeeding. Limited access to information and awareness may significantly hinder the extension of social security.

This brief is part of the policy resource Package Extending social security and facilitating transition from the informal to the
formal economy. Lessons from international experience