What is Social Protection?

Benefits delivery mechanisms

“(...) conventional ‘pull’ mechanisms, where participants queue for their transfers at designated pay-points on regular pay-days, (...) ‘push’ mechanisms, where payments are made directly into post office, bank accounts or through local cooperatives that participants can access at their convenience. ”

Source: Devereux, S. et al. 2013. "Evaluating Outside the Box: An Alternative Framework for Analysing Social Protection Programmes". IDS Working Paper, Volume 2013, No. 431. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies. <https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/2891/Wp431_rev.pdf?sequence=3>. Accessed 08 June 2020.