Sunday is International Women’s Day 2015! To commemorate the Day, GIZ’s Sector Initiative Social Protection has published an online article on gender and social protection on Healthy DEvelopments, the web portal for German Development Cooperation in health and social protection.
The article makes a case for more investments in women’s social protection as an engine for pro-poor growth and long-term development. Social protection can be a powerful tool to mitigate life cycle risks, reduce poverty and promote gender equality. And yet, only a minority of women around the world are adequately covered by existing social protection schemes.
To find out more, please visit the online article Why social protection for women pays off.
Happy International Women’s Day!