Policy Paper on Social Protection

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September 2004
Andrew Shepherd, with Rachel Marcus, Armando Barrientos

This paper asks what is meant by social protection, clarifying its meaning, purpose and scope. It draws on a series of related ODI theme papers on social protection - all prepared for the Africa Commission in 2005. These covered social protection and:  rights-based approaches, basic services, conflict, food security, financing, gender and the implications of Hiv/Aids.

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