Social protection pathways: shaping social justice outcomes for the most marginalised, now and post-2015

Research reports and studies
May 2013
Nicola Jones and Thea Shahrokh

The potential of social protection to promote social justice outcomes for diverse marginalised social groups is increasingly being recognised.This Background Note provides a theory of change framework for understanding macro- to micro-impact pathways for transformative social protection.

The research highlights that in order to tackle multidimensional vulnerability in a sustainable way, it is vital for social protection programmes tobe designed and governed so as to promote social inclusion and accountability.