Social protection provides secure incomes for people in old age, and it provides long-term benefits too.
Here's what we're doing to secure a regular income for older people.
In low and middle income countries, only one in four older people receive a pension, although it is one of the most effective social protection tools to reduce old age poverty.
Find out more by visiting our online resource on non-contributory (social) pensions.
Social protection policy
We passionately support social protection for people in the developing world - whether in the form of cash payments, such as a pension, or insurance.
Find out how we're influencing policy makers to ensure a secure income for older people.
Social protection in Asia
How does growing older affect a person’s income security in Asia? Our Work, family and social protection report investigates.
Pensions in Africa
Watch our film to see how pensions are having an impact in Africa.
Social Protecion for older women
Women around the world regularly face discrimination and disadvantages due to their gender. This has a detrimental effect on the financial security and overall quality of life of women as they age.