Would the job guarantee help enfranchise vulnerable populations?
Unemployment is a key mechanism of economic and social exclusion for women, people with disabilities, youth, and other vulnerable groups. This is true around the world and persists in different economic contexts. In the case of those who are responsible for the unpaid care of children and people with disabilities, a job guarantee can either compensate them or socialize the work by expanding access to professionalized care. Employment helps empower vulnerable communities as stakeholders in their communities.Back to all FAQs