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Social protection and women workers in Asia.

Valentine M. Moghadam

Social protection and women workers in Asia.

by Valentine M. Moghadam

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Published by World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University in Helsinki .
Written in English


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SeriesWIDER working papers -- 110
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Open LibraryOL21769051M

Sex workers face massive discrimination in the South Asian country, and there's a lot of social stigma attached to the profession. Sex workers are also often trafficked to big cities. Professionalize and create million secure and decent work opportunities in the care economy (ILO ). Create women’s social enterprises in care work and support the transition of care workers from informal to the formal economy through training, education, and certification. Reduce care work by addressing social norms.

While existing evidence shows that social protection programmes successfully address several dimensions of child well-being -often in an indirect way - a move towards a more "child sensitive" approach to social protection has recently been advocated at the highest level in the international development community.   Recognizing importance of the topic, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has undertaken a two years research program on Asian countries in order to identify policies and built strategies to expand coverage of the social protection in Asia. The book under review is edited by Sri Wening Handayani of the ADB and contain 11 Chapters.

The pandemic has further exacerbated existing inequalities and highlights the need for a range of supports and social protection measures for workers with family responsibilities. While government has a prominent role and responsibility in the development of COVID responses, businesses can be and are part of the solution. MANUFACTURING IN ASIA Home based work has a dual and contradictory character: on the one hand, as a source of income diversification for poor workers and the emergence of micro-enterprises, yet on the other, it is a source of exploitation of vulnerable workers as firms attempt to contain costs. This paper examines the social protection needs of.


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Social protection and women workers in Asia by Valentine M. Moghadam Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book focuses on relatively unexplored areas in pension and health care arrangements, including financing, in East Asia. The book aims to fill the literature gap on social protection in East Asia by covering issues such as pension and health care arrangements in the depopulating high income countries of Japan and Korea; the challenges of.

Social security laws in Indonesia and the Philippines encompass migrant workers under a range of protections – as do the current draft laws in Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam.3 The Philippines incorporates equal access to social protection and portability of bene˚ts in.

This Policy Brief provides an overview of the social protection mechanisms available to women migrant workers in ASEAN, identifying good practices and making recommendations for improvements.

The Policy Brief highlights the importance of the portability of social protection and the challenges for women migrant workers in claiming social protection from employers and states.

COVID and social protection in Europe and Central Asia Social protection for domestic workers: Key policy trends and statistics Book (or chapter) Language. English Tags. crisis - social health protection Download Kb.

- Victoria Giroud-Castiella Consultations / Download ENDING POVERTY Why social protection is critical for In Asia and the Pacific, 35 per cent of all women, men and children live in poverty Social protection is fundamental to reducing and preventing poverty throughout the life cycleFile Size: 2MB.

Social protection systems to help families and businesses restore income, preserve livelihoods, and compensate for price hikes. Protecting All New report outlines an approach to worker protection and social security that is better adapted to the changing nature of work.

The handling of social protection responsibilities in government structures 41 3. Reviewing experience and policy approaches 42 Poor people’s realities: implications for social protection from participatory research 42 Social protection through institutions outside the state: the historical experience of developed countries   Social Services: In this policy the term “social services” is used in a broad understanding including the services of a variety of social professions that are separated in some countries and included under the concept of social work in others such as: social assistants, community and youth workers, social care workers, social educators.

Social protection is an investment in people that should be supported by adequate resources in order to empower them to meet their basic needs; Social protection shall be adaptive to the different risks such as lifestyle and individual risks, social risks, and emerging risks and vulnerabilities faced by the region such as, but not.

Yet, social protection schemes require long-term efforts to develop, including establishing disaggregated databases, registration and monitoring systems, and strong budget support. The development of the social security sector will help promote economic inclusion and sustainable growth.

Third, revitalize digital technology. employers and workers on the extension of social protection (see box I.1). women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable.

Directly namely in Central Asia and Eastern. Social Protection in the Informal Economy: Home Based Women Workers and Outsourced Manufacturing in Asia Article (PDF Available) January with 80 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Home based work has a dual and contradictory character: on the one hand, as a source of income diversification for poor workers and the emergence of micro-enterprises, yet on the other, it is a source of exploitation of vulnerable workers as firms attempt to contain costs.

This paper examines the social protection needs of women workers in this sector, and also argues for public action to. Social Protection and Women Workers in Asia Volume/Issue No. / Publication Date Place of Publication Helsinki Publisher UNU-WIDER Pages.

This book gives an inside look into the professional lives of 58 individual social workers in fields that include children and families, adults and aging, and community organization. What Social Workers Can Learn: Understand and expand your knowledge regarding the unique challenges and rewards associated with every area of the social work.

It is a set of policies to help women, men and children reach or maintain an adequate standard of living and good health. Building social protection systems, including social protection floors, is at the forefront of the Agenda for Sustainable Development because they reduce and prevent poverty and level out inequalities.

Asian homebased workers by facilitating a process, which will lead to the preparation of and adoption of social protection for homebased workers in their respective countries.

Objectives This action-research on social protection issues attempted to understand the risks and. Improving social protection for home-based workers in South Asia Home-based work is an increasingly important source of employment in South Asia, where it is estimated that there are over 50 million home-based workers.

The World Bank Group’s year social protection and labor strategy () lays out ways to deepen World Bank Group’s involvement, capacity, knowledge, and impact in delivering social protection programs. The strategy calls for a systematic approach that addresses fragmentation and duplication in programs, helping to create financing, governance and solutions tailored to countries.

Overview of social protection 5 A. Social risks and social protection 5 B. Characteristics of the Asia and Pacific region 8 C. The components of social protection 14 D.

Social protection systems in the Asia and Pacific region 24 E. The experience of ADB and other aid agencies 25 III. Priorities for social protection. Social protection needs of women home-based workers in Asia This paper draws on surveys carried out in five Asian countries (India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines) where home-based work (HBW) is widespread.The health workers went on strike Friday and Saturday, and are demanding a 21, rupee monthly salary as well as a pension and anti-virus protection equipment and testing.

The women, whose.In Bangladesh, women make up only per cent of all migrant workers. Init grew to a significant percentage of in The growth however had a slight dip bringing it down to and per cent respectively in and The 7th Five -year Plan envisioned that women will make up to 30 percent of the total number of outbound migrant workers by