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Title:People at risk: towards a comprehensive social protection scheme in Ethiopia: proceeding of the Seventh Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers, and Anthropologists (ESSSWA)
Author:Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers, and Anthropologists. Annual Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Year:2011
Pages:148
Language:English
City:Addis Ababa
Publisher:Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers, and Anthropologists
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:social security
child labour
workers
pensions
elderly
poverty
conference papers (form)
2011
Abstract:This volume contains the proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers, and Anthropologists (ESSSWA) which took place in Addis Ababa in 2011. The contributions examine a wide range of issues which deal with the social protection system of Ethiopia. Key themes are old age, labour rights, child labour, and poverty. Contributions: Towards a social protection strategy for Ethiopia (Roger Pearson, Douglas Webb, and Mekonnen Ashenafi); Social protection for older people in the context of economic growth: the case for Ethiopia - issues and opportunities (Charles Lwanga-Ntale, Alison Rusinow, Charles Knox); Caught between survival and nurturing social capital: a glimpse at the social protection needs of daily labourers in Addis Ababa (Martha Alemayhu); Unconditional transfer clients in the PSNP: conceptual, policy, and practical opportunities and challenges for social protection in Ethiopia (Melaku Gebre Michael, Matt Hobson, and Sarah Coll-Black); Lasting benefits: cash transfers and child survival in Ethiopia (Nicola Hyper); The impact of the productive safety net program on child work and education in Ethiopia (Tassew Woldehanna, Yisak Tafere, and Bekele Tefera); Social policy and social protection/safety net measures for the poor and vulnerable (Tafesse Kassa). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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