Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability: Social Protection in Pakistan

The 3rd policy paper on Gender Mainstreaming provides an overview of existing social protection mechanisms in Pakistan, their implementation challenges and models, and lessons learned from global best practices to benefit women in Pakistan. The paper presents a comprehensive strategy to tackle poverty and vulnerability in Pakistan through effective social protection measures, with the proposed recommendations including establishing a national social protection floor, harnessing national and international financing mechanisms to address fiscal gaps, and implementing governance and social policy reforms to ensure we leave no women behind.