Investments in social protection and their impacts on economic growth

“Social protection is an internationally recognised human right, and it plays an important role in supporting and raising living standards and fostering social and economic development. The COVID-19 pandemic has, …

Informality and Social Protection in African Countries: A Forward-looking Assessment of Contributory Schemes

“Globally, 61 percent of the working-age population– 2 billion women and men – are in the informal economy. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), informalemployment represents 86 and 92 percent of men …

Decent work: the key to the trade unions response to the pandemic in the Americas

“At the start of the pandemic in the region, the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) issued a position paper and a set of guidelines that emerged from dozens of meetings …

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