Rebecca Holmes

Working paper

Adjusting social protection delivery to support displaced populations

The overall aim of this project is to better understand effective mechanisms for linking social protection programmes and humanitarian assistance. By providing clearer guidance about when, how and why different linkages might be considered, the project develops the theory, evidence base and operational guidance on...
Working paper

The politics of gender-responsive social protection

This paper analyses social protection policy and programming through a gendered political economy lens, to understand why and how progress has (or has not) been made in promoting gender equality and empowerment outcomes, and to identify entry points for action.

The potential of Nepal’s social security allowance schemes to support emergency flood response

The aim of this study is to complement ongoing work on the role of social protection in responding to emergencies in Nepal. The study uses a mixed-methods research approach to assess the potential role of the social security allowance (SSA) schemes to support emergency response...