Social protection

Volume 19, Issue 2, July 2011


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Introduction to social protection
Caroline Sweetman


Transformative social protection programming for children and their carers: a gender perspective
Rachel Sabates-Wheeler and Keetie Roelen

Cash transfers, gender equity and women’s empowerment in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia
Maxine Molyneux and Marilyn Thomson

‘It was as if we were drowning’: shocks, stresses and safety nets in India
Karishma Huda and Sandeep Kaur

It buys food but does it change gender relations? Child Support Grants in Soweto, South Africa
Leila Patel and Tessa Hochfeld

Leaders, not clients: grassroots women’s groups transforming social protection
Becca Asaki and Shannon Hayes

Addressing gendered risks and vulnerabilities through social protection: examples of good practice from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Peru
Rebecca Holmes and Nicola Jones with Fouzia Mannan, Rosana Vargas, Yisak Tafere and Tassew Woldehanna

Putting gender equality at the hear to social protection: lessons from Oxfam GB’s experience with safety net programming
Nupur Kukrety and Sumananjali Mohanty

Towards transformative social protection: a gendered analysis of the Employment Guarantee Act of India (MGNREGA)
Sony Pellissery and Sumit Kumar Jalan


Key Resources on Social protection
Compiled by Liz Cooke

Views, events, and debates (subscriber-only access)
Edited by Liz Cooke