ILO on Social Protection for Mothers and Children

Two recent ILO publications deal with social protection for mothers and children. The Social protection for maternity: Key policy trends and statistics report shows that only 36 per cent of employed women are legally entitled to cash benefits during their maternity leave. In practice, however, maternity leave legislation is not implemented … ———- Please continue reading

ILO Policy Paper: Social Protection for Older Persons

The ILO published a policy paper on social protection for older persons. It (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage in a … ———- Please continue reading