Social security systems based on dignity and respect

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First published: 07 Aug 2017

Cover of research report "Social Security systems based on dignity and respect"

This report looks at what dignity and respect mean in the context of social security.

It suggests some steps that might be taken to deliver on the Scottish Government's pledge to develop a social security system based on respect for dignity.

It looks at human rights provisions that are linked with the protection of dignity and how users of the social security system understand dignity and respect.

We worked with Ulster University to look at what other countries do to include dignity and respect in their social security systems.

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