Governments must strengthen their social protection systems to ensure those furthest behind are covered and that their long-term needs are met. Otherwise, the deepest forms of poverty will remain entrenched. Social protection programs help people who are marginalized and living in poverty meet their most basic needs. They enable people to cope with crises, find jobs, invest in their health and the education of their children.
Learn how the Graduation approach can help strengthen social protection programs, enabling them to better meet people’s basic and long-term needs.