Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Women empowerment: A gender policy needs to be formulated

Published: The Financial Express
14 March 2017, 08:08:38 PM

By Mohammad Shafiul Alam
Cabinet Secretary
Government of Bangladesh

Social protection programmes, designed to respond to the vulnerability of poor people in times of chronic hardship, can play a strategic role in mobilising social change. To facilitate this, the Government of Bangladesh has developed a National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) to build a “more efficient and effective use of resources, strengthened delivery systems and progress towards a more inclusive form of Social Security that effectively tackles lifecycle risks, prioritising the poorest and most vulnerable members of society.”

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