Social Protection

Building social protection floors and comprehensive social security systems

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Extending social security to workers in the informal economy: Information and awareness

ILO
2021
World
Policy brief
English
02.12.2019
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Summary (English)

Drawing on a more comprehensive publication, this issue brief discusses the importance of raising the awareness of workers – and of employers where they exist – about the need to extend social protection coverage to those in the informal economy. Strategies are presented for increasing such awareness based on international experiences.