Conceptualizing a social protection framework for Pakistan



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StatementFaisal Bari [et al.].
SeriesBackground paper series -- 4
ContributionsBari, Faisal., Asian Development Bank. Pakistan Resident Mission.
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Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL23234325M
LC Control Number2008326990

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Conceptualizing a Social Protection Framework for Pakistan Faisal Bari, Emma Hooper, Shahid Kardar, Shanza N. Khan, Irfan Mohammad, and Asad Sayeed Sayeed. Conceptualizing a Social Protection Framework for Pakistan.

Background paper prepared for the Pakistan Poverty Assessment Update, Asian Development Bank, Islamabad. Recognizing the need to modernize its social protection system, Pakistan developed and adopted a National Social Protection Strategy ().

Consistent with the Poverty Reduction Strategy and Pakistan Visionthe Strategy provides a sectoral framework to address poverty alleviation.

Priority areas for policy action and reform that were. Despite the limited knowledge available it is clear that hundreds of millions of people are chronically poor, the causes are multifarious but can be analyzed through livelihoods frameworks and that the scale and nature of chronic poverty will require an increase in the levels of financing allocated to social protection in developing by: Social Protection Strategy Development StudyADB TA PAK (two volumes)Conceptualizing a Social Protection Framework for Pakistan.

PakistanPoverty. O.4 Framework for adaptive social protection: Four building blocks 9 O.5 Africa: Safety net beneficiaries tend to use the transfers to save 12 O.6 Social protection programs: Vertical and horizontal expansion 14 O.7 Social protection delivery chain 16 O.8 Lesotho, Mozambique, Pakistan, and the Philippines: Social registry.

Funding to be doubled for social protection programme: Sania PM’s aide says Ehsaas Progra­mme will reduce inequa­lity, invest in people and lift laggin­g distri­cts By APP. The handling of social protection responsibilities in government structures 41 3. Reviewing experience and policy approaches 42 Poor people’s realities: implications for social protection from participatory research 42 Social protection through institutions outside the state: the historical experience of developed countries A Social Protection Framework and Strate gy for UNICEF ii List of Abbreviations AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ALMP Active Labour Market Program CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child ECCD Early Childhood Care and Development ESA Eastern and Southern Africa ESARO Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office of UNICEF DFID Department for International.

Social safety nets are not just assistance but these are an important ingredient for building and strengthening social contracts between states and citizens. The Planning Commission of Pakistan is currently engaged in Social Safety Net Project with the provincial governments for developing provincial social protection policies through.

PUNJAB GROWTH STRATEGY Accelerating Economic Growth and Improving Social Outcomes (p. 95). Aurat Foundation (). Women’s participation as voters in elections. Conceptualizing Local Government. social protection for all, A Book in Honour of. Pius Oghenerukohwo Sada. Benin City: Centre for Population and Environmental.

Development. Analytical framework: conceptualizing labour agency in GPNs. work intensity and levels of social protection. Our focus group interviews explored what football stitchers saw as the pros and cons of stitching footballs in factories, stitching centres and/or home-based locations.

In the case of Pakistan. To address this issue, I outline a novel theoretical framework for conceptualizing Salafi radicalism in terms of an underlying theme and its enablers. This proposal further divides radicalization processes into primary and secondary ones; the former are identified with the onset of radicalization in a community, and the latter develop in.

Finally, adequate social protection policies and laws are needed so that women can use preventive and curative services when they need them, and recover from illnesses and/or disabilities. Author Contributions. DC and MB prepared the first draft of the figure for the conceptual framework, as discussed and amended by the MMWG members.

To assess the moderating effects of social protection, we consider the Government of Pakistan’s Citizen’s Damage Compensation, or Watan Card program, one of the largest post-disaster social protection programs ever implemented (World Bank, ).

The stated goal of the program was to compensate for loss of livelihoods due to the floods. This book provides a framework to understand the disregarded aspect of emerging market growth which is informal employment.

Informal employment in unregistered enterprises or of workers without employment contracts or social protection contributions constitutes 88 per cent of employment in India and is a ubiquitous feature of the economy.

Social Protection Framework. Canberra: Australian Government. National Socio Economic Registry for the Social Protection Sector in Pakistan: BISP Data Sharing Protocol: Benazir Income Support Programme DFID Shock-Responsive Social Protection Systems Research: Conceptualizing Shock-Responsive Social Protection.

Working Paper No. Social protection systems to help families and businesses restore income, preserve livelihoods, and compensate for price hikes. In a world filled with risks, social protection systems help individuals and families especially the poor and vulnerable cope with crises and shocks, find jobs, invest in the health and education of their children, and.

Conceptual framework for analyzing and evaluating the role of intermediaries employment, social protection and other social policies, as well as preventing the informalization of formal economy jobs (ILO R ecommendationArticle 1).

books, and published and unpublished studies, briefs and reports that discuss the role of. [1] THE PUNJAB SOCIAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY ACT (Act XXII of ) [14 April ] An Act to provide for the establishment of the Punjab Social Protection Authority.

Whereas it is expedient to establish the Punjab Social Protection Authority to provide a comprehensive, efficient, effective and inclusive social protection system to the poor and vulnerable in the Punjab; and to deal with.

Social protection is defined as the set of policies and programs designed to reduce poverty and vulnerability by promoting efficient labor markets, diminishing people's exposure to risks, and enhancing their capacity to protect themselves against hazards and interruption/loss of income.

--Pakistan to seek $42m loan from WB for poverty alleviationISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday approved a social protection framework for the vulnerable segments of the society, ensur.

In Pakistan the National Social Protection Framework was adopted by the Technical Advisory Committee on 1st March In three other countries the process is advanced: In Cambodia the National Social Protection Framework has been approved by the Minister and awaiting the Council of Ministers’ review and Prime Minister's signature.

SOCIAL PROTECTION. i OUR FRAMEWORK Policies and Strategies SOCIAL PROTECTION. ii Published by Asian Development Bank, July This is a typeset version of the official policy paper approved by the Asian Development Bank Board of Directors on August iii.

Without a strong regulatory framework and legal protection, Pakistan’s citizens are, at best, excluded from the benefits of the Internet and, at worst, at serious risk of violation of their.

Consolidating Social Protection Pakistan has taken steps to deliver social protection services, including unanimously passing the Benazir Income Support Programme Act inand setting up systems for targeted cash transfers to the poor.

Such measures are critical in a country with endemic pov-erty, significant food insecurity, low education, and. Social Protection Social protection schemes by the government help in mitigating vulnerability, reducing poverty, and providing affordable healthcare and insurance to low-income families.

Constitution of Pakistan’s Article 38 (d) obligates the state “to provide basic necessities of. Weekly social protection links special edition (July 3, ) Summer Reading List on Social Protection Nawaz and Iqbal show that Pakistan’s cash transfers increase the use of modern fuels, but have a new book setting out a framework for adaptive social protection.

Fragility and displacement. environment, drug traffic, epidemics, crime, or social injustice, in addition to the traditional concern with security from external military threats. Such proposals are usually buttressed with a mixture of normative arguments about which values of which people or groups of.

Connecting with wide-ranging stakeholders today, Ehsaas has released the second volume of the newsletter. This electronic newsletter looks back at the Ehsaas program’s progress from January. Historically, the social protection programs in Pakistan have been considered as an ad-hoc or interim interventions to the circumstances rather than a part of social protection policy framework or were advocated by the international donor agencies (Jamal, H.

& Pakistan Economic Survey. ). Apparently, the commitment.Social protection is variously seen as a right or poverty alleviation mechanism or shield from the vagaries of market. Although Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have brought out various social protection programmes through policies, legislations, constitutional guarantees and so on, their comprehensiveness and implementation remain a challenge.

In this backdrop, this article. The framework attempts to conceptualise the complexity of factors and relationships that constitute the environment in which sexual behaviour and gender-based violence occurs.

The framework was developed to guide both the intervention and evaluation components of the IMAGE programme. Results Frameworks.