Social protection in a time of global uncertainty: what’s next?
In just two decades since the early 2000s, social protection established itself as a vibrant social policy sector in countries across the Global South, from Latin America to sub-Saharan Africa to South Asia. Social protection appeared in several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. Even the poorest countries now have a National Social Protection Policy. More recently, social protection provided an invaluable set of instruments deployed by governments worldwide in national responses to Covid‑19. Read More