10 Solutions. No Cuts.


  1. Social protection is a human right as well as a social and economic necessity.
  2. Social protection is a factor in alleviating poverty, in helping cope with risks, and in adapting to changing economic, political, demographic and societal circumstances. Social security has a pivotal role in delivering income equality.

Action and Impact

Social protection policy overall is universalistic, in practice tailoring needs to be used to make universalism effective; in which low-income families and in particular lone parents, involves the fine-tuning to enhance the effectiveness of universal social programmes and practices.