Gender

“Gender refers to (...) the social attributes and opportunities associated with being male and female and the relationships between women and men and girls and boys, as well as the relations between women and those between men. These attributes, opportunities and relationships are socially constructed and are learned through socialization processes. They are context/ time-specific and changeable”. Source: UN Women. 2017. "Gender Equality Glossary". UN Women Training Centre Website. < https...

General Revenue Health Systems

"Out-of-pocket spending is the most frequent way to pay for health services around the world. However, as a share of the total value of global health spending, it is eclipsed by social insurance, private insurance and general taxation. These latter forms of payment provide better financial protection for households because they are "prepaid" and pool health risks across individuals. Of these prepaid financing mechanisms, general government revenues are the most widespread, providing substantial...

Geographical Targeting (Targeting Method)

“Geographical targeting selects different districts or villages or regions – often on the basis of poverty data where poverty is known to be chronic, or on the basis of other criteria (such as proneness to earthquakes, flooding etc where natural disasters are common and poverty may be more transitory.” Source : Slater, R. and Farrington, J. 2009. “Targeting of Social Transfers: A review for DFID”. Overseas Development Institute. < https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/...

Governance

“(T)he manner in which the vested authority uses its powers to achieve the institution’s objectives, including its powers to design, implement and innovate the organization’s policies, rules, systems and processes and engage its stakeholders. Good governance implies that the exercise of the vested authority is accountable, transparent, predictable, participative and dynamic.” Source: ISSA. n.d. "ISSA Guidelines:Contribution Collection and Compliance". The International Social Security...

Graduation

"Graduation’ refers to the notion that receipt of social transfers should be time-bound, if possible, often with complementary interventions put in place that enable recipients to support themselves at some stage – without needing transfers indefinitely. People who can ‘graduate’ are those who are able to work but require temporary assistance.” See also : Programme Graduation . Source : Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme. 2010. "Frontiers of Social Protection Brief Number 5". RHVP...

Grievance redress mechanisms

"Grievance redress mechanisms (GRMs), also known as complaints‐handling, refer to the formal institutions and channels that capture beneficiary complaints or grievances related to targeting, service delivery, or other program functions, and provide redress. Grievance redress is an important element of managing a targeted program, particularly when cash is involved. Grievance redress mechanisms can be important for mitigating inclusion and exclusion errors and for monitoring corruption". See...

Growth

“Poverty reduction depends on sustained and broad based growth, which in turn requires complementary initiatives that share economic benefits and promote better developmental outcomes for poor and excluded groups”. Source: OECD. 2009. "Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Social Protection". Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development < https://europa.eu/capacity4dev/iesf/documents/promoting-pro-poor-growth-social-protection-oecd-2009 >. Accessed 12 June 2020.