Social protection for all men and women: A sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Kiribati – options and plans

Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

This publication is a consolidation of research papers and feasibility studies. The scope of these reports covers areas of critical importance in extending social security coverage to ll 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.

Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILOs effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

This publication is a consolidation of research papers and feasibility studies. 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.