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.
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June 17, 2015 — A new World Bank report looks at the challenges of aging populations in the region and also identifies opportunities for countries to help foster more active, healthy, and productive societies.Read More »
July 7, 2015 — A growing number of developing countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives of billions of poor and vulnerable people, yet 895 million of the world's poor still lack safety net coverage — says a new World Bank Group report.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.