social protection

Grace Ondieke, a mother of 3, sits in her house in Mukuru informal settlement, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Credit: Sam Tarling
The economic and food crises have dramatically increased the number of chronically poor people globally, rendering many more vulnerable to destitution should they experience even small shocks to income and food supply. In response, Oxfam in Kenya extended its work on social protection, which...
Caroline Kemunto's grandchild. Photo Credit: Oxfam
Social Protection is a human right based approach to poverty reduction that uses provision in law, policy and programmes to protect people from the effects of chronic poverty as well as
a range of risks and shocks” (Oxfam Social Protection Policy Guidelines 2010). Social protection needs a...
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