What is Social Protection?

Absolute poverty line

"A person living in absolute poverty is not able to satisfy his or her minimum requirements for food, clothing or shelter. The dollar a day poverty line is accepted internationally as an absolute poverty line."

Source: Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2008.  "The Chronic Poverty Report 2008-09: Escaping Poverty Traps". Chronic Poverty Research Centre. <http://www.chronicpoverty.org/uploads/publication_files/CPR2_ReportFull..... Accessed 23 October 2020.