What is Social Protection?

Decent work

“Decent work sums up the aspirations of people in their working lives. It involves opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income, security in the workplace and social protection for families, better prospects for personal development and social integration, freedom for people to express their concerns, organize and participate in the decisions that affect their lives and equality of opportunity and treatment for all women and men”.

Source: International Labour Organization. n.d. “Decent work”. ILO. <https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/decent-work/lang--en/index.htm>. Accessed 29 October 2020.