Social protection and labor systems buffer individuals from shocks and equip them to improve their livelihoods and create opportunities, building a better life for themselves and their families. Read More »
February 20, 2014 — New World Bank report finds huge, persistent gender gaps in the world of work, and offers innovative, promising approaches to policies and programs that can help level the playing field.Read More »
February 11, 2014 — A new World Bank review of 22 countries in Africa finds that safety nets programs have helped cushion the impact of the global economic crisis, addressed persistent poverty in the region.Read More »
The new Social Protection & Labor Strategy lays out a path to deepen the World Bank's involvement, capacity, knowledge and impact in helping developing countries build social protection and labor systems.