Social protection for all men and women. A sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Solomon Islands. Options and plans.

Instructional material | 01 January 2006
This publication is a consolidation of the research papers and feasibility studies produced by the project "Subregional Initiative on Social Security for the Pacific Island Countries" that involved five Pacific island countries - Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu The scope of these reports covers areas of critical importance in extending social security coverage to all workers. These include overview of social security, extension of social security, formal employment sector and informal economy surveys, feasibility studies of pensions, unemployment insurance, traditional systems, workers' compensation, social assistance, maternity protection and health insurance. As a cross-cutting issue, focus on gender equality has been underpinned for all the feasibility studies.