social protection

Social protection needs more in next budget

The social protection allocation in the annual budget has consistently increased over the last 14 years. In FY 2008-09, a total of Tk 13,845 crore was allocated for social protection programmes.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Bangladesh needs a new vision for social protection

Bangladesh’s social protection, a key policy instrument in the country, has had a history of innovation evolved around crises

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Social protection needs more in next budget

The social protection allocation in the annual budget has consistently increased over the last 14 years. In FY 2008-09, a total of Tk 13,845 crore was allocated for social protection programmes.

April 28, 2019
April 28, 2019

Data Protection is Social Protection

In recent decades, social assistance programmes around the world have been strengthened to the point that they now benefit more than 2.5 billion people, usually the poorest and most vulnerable.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

An end in sight for ultra poverty

First, social protection programmes designed to offer protection (for example, from hunger), fail to offer the ladder (for example, jobs or livelihood) to climb out of extreme poverty. Second, it doesn't recognise that the ultra poor require additional guidance.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

From 'good-enough' jobs to 'decent' jobs

Though there are many views on 'inclusive growth', the key consensus is that inclusive growth is a growth process which reduces poverty, inequality and social exclusion and promotes 'decent' jobs and economic and social cohesion.