Informality in labour market

"The informal economy refers to activities and income that are partially or fully outside government regulation, taxation, and observation. The main attraction of the undeclared economy is financial. This type of activity allows employers, paid employees, and the self-employed to increase their take-home earnings or reduce their costs by evading taxation and social contributions. On the one hand, informal employment can provide a cushion for workers who cannot find a job in the formal sector...

Integrated beneficiary registry

“Integrated beneficiary registries integrate information from existing programme management information systems to house comprehensive information on beneficiaries (e.g. to give an overview of who receives what)”. See also : Social Registry ; Integrated Social Protection Information System Source : Barca, V. 2018. “Integrating data and information management for social protection: social registries and integrated beneficiary registries”. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. <...

Integrated social protection information system

“Developing a digital and integrated information system is a crucial step in building a national social protection system. It enables the flow and management of information within the social protection sector and between social protection and other sectors such as education, health, agriculture, humanitarian and disaster risk management (DRM). Why? Because the ability of a country to care for its people and respond to their lifecycle needs depends on its ability to identify those who are in...

Integrated System for Information Management (IMIS)

"(R)efers to broader system that enables the flow and management of information within and between social protection programs and sometimes beyond to other sectors.” See also: Management Information System (MIS) Source: Barca, V. et al . 2014. “Single registries and integrated MISs: De-mystifying data and information management concepts”. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia. < https://socialprotection-humanrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Barca-and-Chirchir-2014-Data-...

Intergenerational transmission of poverty

"A defining characteristic of chronically poor people is that they remain in poverty over a long period. This can mean that poverty is transmitted from one generation to another, with poor parents having poor children, who are more likely to become poor adults themselves. This intergenerational transmission of poverty can be the long term effects of poor nutrition, inadequate education and health care, few assets or a lack of opportunities. Policies and programmes can help to break this cycle...

Internally displaced persons

"Internally displaced persons (IDPs), according to the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, are "persons or groups of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who have not crossed an internationally recognized state border."...

Intersectionality

"A feminist sociological theory first coined by American civil rights advocate Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989. Intersectionality refers to overlapping social identities and the related systems of oppression, domination and/or discrimination. The idea is that multiple identities intersect to create a whole that is different from the component identities". Source : United Nations Children's Fund. 2017. "Gender Equality: Glossary of Terms and Concepts". UNICEF. < https://www.unicef.org/rosa/sites/...

Intra-household allocation

"The way resources are distributed between members of the household on the basis of their age, gender and role of the household member". Source : Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2005. "Chronic Poverty Report 2004-05". Chronic Poverty Research Centre. < http://www.chronicpoverty.org/uploads/publication_files/CPR1_appendices.pdf >. Accessed 14 May 2020.