A gender perspective on the social floor: in PRAYAS 2012

Screen Shot 2015-12-27 at 16.53.56A gender analysis of poverty and vulnerability makes an important contribution to the task of constructing an inclusive social protection strategy – it draws attention to some of the ways that gender differentiates the experience of vulnerability. For instance, it highlights the greater degree of variation in a woman’s experience of vulnerability over the course of her life as well as the cumulative nature of gender disadvantages that render
women generally more vulnerable than men in the face of shocks and stress. A Social Protection Floor (SPF)
must have a life-cycle basis…………..

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