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National Social Protection Strategy and Plan of Action

Government of St Kitts and Nevis Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards, Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 March 2012 Policy document Social Inclusion, strategy, vulnerability

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This Strategy forms an important part of Government’s planning processes to ensure that public resources are directed towards addressing the challenges of poverty and vulnerability across the Federation.

The purpose of the Strategy is to establish the main priorities for Social Protection policy making and reform over the next five years (2012-2017); and to guide the establishment of a sustainable, comprehensive and integrated Social Protection system for the Government of St Kitts and Nevis. This encompasses the strengthening and integration of a wide range of policies and programmes across the social sector including social safety nets, social welfare services, social insurance and labour market policies.

The subtitle of this report is "MAKING ST. KITTS AND NEVIS A GREAT PLACE TO GROW UP AND TO GROW OLD IN"

It specifically sets out policy applicable to the older person and children.

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