Promoting gender equality through social protection

Mohammad Shafiul Alam.

Social protection programmes, designed to respond to the vulnerability of poor people in times of crying need or chronic hardship, can play a strategic role in mobilizing 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, prioritizing the poorest and most vulnerable members of society.

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By Mohammad Shafiul Alam

Cabinet Secretary

Government of Bangladesh

Published: The Daily Observer

28 April 2017, 12:00 AM