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Africa still lagging in social protection

PUBLISHED: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:22:47 GMT

According to the flagship report on World Social Protection, Only 45 per cent of the global population are effectively covered by at least one social protection benefit, while the remaining 55 per cent – as many as 4 billion people – are left unprotected. Isabel Ortiz, Director for Social Protection at the International Labour Organisation and Luis Frota, Social Security Specialist at ILO join CNBC Africa for more.


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