Should older people be targeted? Social pensions for the elderly or social assistance for households
This presentation was originally given at the World Bank on April 3, 2013. Charles Knox-Vydmanov, Social Protection Policy Adviser at HelpAge International, explores whether...
Should the Elderly be Targeted? Social Pensions for the Elderly or Social Assistance for Households: Lessons from Brazil rural pension scheme
Year: 2013 | Published by: IADB
This presentation draws on lessons from Brazil's rural social pension and was given at a Morning Symposium on Social Assitance vs Social Pensions at...
Year: 2013 | Published by: IPC
This one pager focuses on Brazil's Benef cio de Presta o Continuada (BPC Continuous Cash Benefit). It explores the impacts of the BPC on...
World Report on Child Labour: Economic vulnerability, social protection and the fight against child labour
Year: 2013 | Published by: ILO
This new report is the first in a series to be published annually by the ILO s International Programme on the Elimination of Child...
Year: 2013 | Published by: The Hindu
Following protests by the Pensions Parishad, it is reported that the Prime Minister has agreed to negotiate a consensus on the expansion of the...
Year: 2013 | Published by: The Times of India
This article by the Times of India reports on a commitment from the Government of India to increase the transfer amount of the social...
Year: 2013 | Published by: HelpAge International
This presentation was made by Charles Knox-Vydmanov, Social Protection Policy Adviser at HelpAge International on 5th March 2013. It compares the Thai social pension...
Online news report: Panama - Greater fiscal space and social protection efficiency for one million Panamanians
Year: 2013 | Published by: World Bank
This article reports the World Bank approval of a new US$100 million loan to support Panama's efforts to improve tax revenue, fiscal management and...
Year: 2013 | Published by: Development Pathways
This paper assesses the evidence on Brazil s social security system, examining the beneficiary numbers, budgets, levels of benefits, impacts and coverage of the...
Year: 2013 | Published by: Business Daily
In light of proposals for extended non-contributory pension in Kenya, this article shares the voices of organisations that challenge the feasibility of the programme....