2019
Publisher: 
Pakistan - Government Profile
Language:
English

Chapter 15 - Social Protection

Social protection schemes by the government help in mitigating vulnerability, reducing poverty, and providing affordable healthcare and insurance to low-income families. Constitution of Pakistan’s Article 38 (d) obligates the state “to provide basic necessities of life such as food, clothing, housing, education and medical relief to the needy irrespective of sex, caste, creed or race”.