The Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development has taken the lead in providingopportunities for income generating activities/livelihood development through the implementationof the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) since 2011, with the objective to reduce poverty andinequality by generating employment among poor households and by moving highly vulnerablehouseholds into sustainable livelihoods and toward economic stability.
The project fact sheet for Establishing and enhancing an overall occupational safety and health framework in Myanmar and Lao PDR outlines the objectives, strategy and components of this technical cooperation initiative.
The project fact sheet for Supporting the implementation of sustainable social protection floors for the workers and their families in ASEAN – Phase II outlines the objectives, strategy and components of this technical cooperation initiative.
Social protection fact sheet 2017: Extending social protection coverage in Asia and the Pacific
The content of this book is upon of the discussion in the Fourth Asian Roundtable on Social Security meeting which was co-organised by AMRC and the University of Philippines in Manila. The book includes country reports on social protection in Asia, overview on the road to social protection in Asia, outcome of the conference, among others. The book serves to provide comprehensive information on social protection for all from the labour perspective in Asia.
This manual reflects the result of several trainings, workshops, and conversations in the past three years of grassroots organisers in Asia with whom Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) have worked together to learn how the grassroots workers understand the concept of social protection and evaluate the social protection programmes in their countries.