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The extension of social protection to non-formal sector workers, with specific reference to social insurance coverage: Some recent developing country experiences
Olivier, Marius Paul. Adriaan Wolvaardt. International Institute for Social Law and Policy. Australia.
This paper critically reflects on recent approaches to the extension of social insurance coverage to informal workers in a number of developing cou...
The role of inter-governmental organizations in enhancing social protection in times of instability: Lessons from SADC
Olivier, Marius Paul. Avinash Govindjee. International Institute for Social Law and Policy. Australia. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. South Africa.
There is an urgent need to enhance social protection in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This contribution, which reflects on exi...
Extending social protection for unorganized sector workers in India: One step forward, two steps backward?
Pottaveettil Remesh, Babu. Indira Gandhi National Open University. India.
This paper discusses recent interventions and initiatives in India for providing social security to unorganized sector workers, and argues that the...
Analysis of social security coverage in Latin America: Feasibility and possible strategies
Daza Aramayo, Lourdes Gabriela. University of Economics Prague. República Checa.
What are the deficiencies of the current systems? Is it possible to extend social security cover? What are the priorities in these countries? Based...
The extension of social protection for old age under the new social security system in Venezuela
Fernández Salas, María Eugenia. Universidad del Zulia.Venezuela.
Following the 1997 reform of the Venezuelan Social Security System, social security coverage, particularly protection in old-age, was extended to t...