Category Archives: Social Protection

Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis

by Sarah Chynoweth United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), October 2017 82 pp. 6.2 MB https://data2.unhcr.org/es/documents/download/60864#_ga=2.216096789.240739217. 1512815235-924296520.1512815235 The study into sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis indicates that this violence may be far more widespread … Continue reading

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We change the world: What can we learn from global social movements for health?

by Jacqueline del Castillo, Lydia Nicholas, Rachel Nye et al. Nesta, November 2017 39 pp. 406 kB https://www.nesta.org.uk/sites/default/files/we_change_the_world.pdf This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over 40 people representing four social movements. … Continue reading

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Inclusive Insurance and the Sustainable Development Goals

How insurance contributes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by Solveig Wanczeck, Michael McCord, Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister et al. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, July 2017 40 pp. 1.6 MB http://igssp.in/sites/default/files/Inclusive%20Insurance%20and%20the%20Sustainable %20Development%20Goals%20.pdf The objective of this paper is … Continue reading

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17th Inclusion International World Congress! Learn, Inspire, Lead

30 May – 01 June 2018 International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK http://www.worldcongress2018.com/ The World Congresses are the largest gatherings of self-advocates, families, friends and supporters, in the world. The programme is taking shape and Learn, Inspire, Lead will include: ‘How-To’ … Continue reading

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Report on Financing a National Health Insurance for South Africa

The Davis Tax Committee (DTC): Ministry of Finance, South Africa, February 2017 52 pp. 1.8 MB http://www.taxcom.org.za/docs/20171113%20Financing%20a%20NHI%20for%20SA%20 -%20on%20website.pdf The Davis Tax Committee was established in 2013 by the Minister of Finance to inquire into the role of the tax system … Continue reading

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Promoting child- and gender-sensitive outcomes in cash transfer programmes: a review of different strategies in programme administration

by Raquel Tebaldi, Anne Esser and Anna Davies Davidsen The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, November 2017 5 pp. 119 kB http://www.ipc-undp.org/pub/eng/PRB61_Promoting_child_and_gender_sensitive.pdf Child- and gender-sensitive features of cash transfer programming aim, on the one hand, to improve investment in … Continue reading

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The Price of a Pandemic 2017

by Philippe Glaziou, Katherine Floyd, and Mario Raviglione et al. The Global TB Caucus, 2017 9 pp. 810 kB https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/309c93_2709b6ff47c946fe97b94a72fdfd94e3.pdf? index=true Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people every year than any other infectious disease. People who are affected by TB face … Continue reading

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Comparison of two cash transfer strategies to prevent catastrophic costs for poor tuberculosis-affected households in low- and middle-income countries: An economic modelling study

by William E. Rudgard, Carlton A. Evans, Sedona Sweeney et al. PLoS Med14(11): e1002418 – Published: November 7, 2017 28 pp. 3.7 MB http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article/file? id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002418&type=printable A tuberculosis (TB)-sensitive cash transfer approach to increase all poor households’ income may have broad … Continue reading

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Measuring success: The challenge of social protection in helping eliminate tuberculosis

by Priya B. Shete and David W. Dowdy PLoS Med14(11): e1002419 – Published: November 7, 2017 4 pp. 328 kB http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article/file? id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002419&type=printable Interventions to alleviate social and economic risk (i.e., social protection interventions) have great appeal in terms of their … Continue reading

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Annual Report 2017 – social protectionorg

by Roberto Astorino, Flávia Amaral, Rosa Maria Banuth et al. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2017 60 pp. 12.5 MB http://www.ipc-undp.org/pub/eng/Socialprotection_org_Annual_Report_2017.pdf This second anniversary of the social protection platform presents an opportunity to highlight the collaborative progress achieved by … Continue reading

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