Women worldwide face risks, including limited access to education, inadequate health services and coverage, gender-based discrimination, unpaid care work, high poverty rates, and increased vulnerability in old age due to the absence of adequate social protection systems. Social protection programs can be an effective tool to mitigate and address these risks. Social protection can be generally defined as “the set of policies and programs aimed at preventing or protecting all people against poverty, vulnerability, and social exclusion throughout their life course”.

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