“As we live in a world where extreme wealth and extreme poverty co-exist, it is essential that we begin to invest into social protection systems so that we can progress towards reducing inequalities and promote social inclusion. Social Protection systems are central to social equality, justice and allowing the most disadvantaged and excluded groups the basic social guarantees needed to participate fully within societies”. Greta Hunt gives a report on the situation of Social Protection policies in different regions – Asia and Pacific, Africa, Europe, The Arab States and Latin America. It is interesting to note the countries included in the section on Europe. Read the Report here.