Better social protection for the world’s children is urgently needed, says UN report

Better social protection is needed for children globally.

Better social protection is needed for children globally. Image: Larm Rmah/Unsplash

Stefan Ellerbeck
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The absence of social protection for different populations.
Large social protection gaps remain across the world. Image: ILO/UNICEF
Social protection coverage has stagnated or fallen in most regions.
Social protection coverage has stagnated or fallen in most regions. Image: ILO/UNICEF

Countries' expenditure on social protection and labour measures, by income group, 2020-2021.
During the pandemic average expenditure per capita on social protection in low-income countries was only $8. Image: ILO/UNICEF

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