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Can Social Protection and Labour Programmes Contribute to Social Inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Babken Babajanian ()

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Abstract: Discussions around the post-2015 development goals and the proposed ‘leave no-one behind’ principle have revived global interest in inequality and the role of social protection in promoting social inclusion. But is there too much emphasis on the potential of social protection alone to address broader goals of equity, social justice and empowerment? Can social protection tackle the wider structural drivers that perpetuate poverty and inequality? [ODI Briefing Paper]

Keywords: Social protection; labour programmes; inequality; empowerment; poverty; equity; social justice; Afghanistan; India; Bangladesh; Nepal; inclusion; resources; services; social (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017-08
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