What is Social Protection?

Dimensions of poverty

"The individual and social characteristics of poverty such as lack of access to health and education, powerlessness or lack of dignity. Such aspects of deprivation experienced by the individual or group are not captured by measures of income or expenditure".

Source: Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2008.  "The Chronic Poverty Report 2008-09: Escaping Poverty Traps". Chronic Poverty Research Centre. <http://www.chronicpoverty.org/uploads/publication_files/CPR2_ReportFull.pdf>. Accessed 26 October 2020.