“150 MDH for more than 1,000 social security institutions by 2022”

“The houses for students (dar attalib) and female students will benefit from 63% of this support”, clarified the Minister, who presented a presentation on “the situation of social security institutions” before the Commission on Social Sectors in the House of Representatives.

Hayar pointed out that his department has set a new goal of training 10,000 social workers by 2030, as part of a partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation.

The total number of social workers working in the various types of social security institutions under the national mutual assistance exceeds 12,000 and includes, among others, social workers working directly with children. Hayar then focused on the issues related to the roles that the social worker has been entrusted with in the system of social security institutions, citing as an example the lack of specialization, the degree of competence of rural workers, the lack of practical component in the education cycle, the absence of a system for valuing acquired knowledge, the low level of allowances and bonuses in addition to the working conditions that do not appeal to human resources and complicate their retention.

The Minister noted that the studies carried out by the Department of Solidarity, Social Integration and the Family have highlighted several limitations associated with 90% of social workers being active at the association level, especially those responsible for the management of social security institutions, where the problem of supervision, after financing, gives them a hard time. To restore the situation, she added, the Ministry has through the Social Center’s strategy 2021-2026 launched a number of projects concerning the generalization of social protection within the framework of the royal project, implementation of laws specific to social protection institutions and social workers, promoting the quality of The care within the mentioned institutions, digitization to improve offers and access to services and finally optimization of the National Institute for Social Efforts.

In this regard, she insisted that improving the conditions of social workers at the professional and institutional level is a necessary precondition for the implementation of more policies and development programs aimed at promoting the rights of social categories.

In an intervention on this occasion, the Socialist Group stressed the need to expand the base of social protection centers for the elderly and to speed up the activation of the “dignity income”, an earlier commitment by the government. The group also called for practical solutions that can guarantee the good management of social protection institutions in order to make them a main service for which the state guarantees and supervises the direct supervision.

The Authenticity and Modernity Group, for its part, emphasized the axial social role played by social protection institutions, of all kinds, in the care and education of abandoned children or through support, the education and accommodation provided, especially in rural and remote areas. , in addition to the assistance provided for the benefit of the elderly, women and people with disabilities. The group raised certain issues that hinder the action of social security institutions, including saturation of several of them, the lack of stable and sustainable income, the weak support of local authorities and the opacity of the criteria for awarding support to institutions located in their respective territories, in addition to the delay in the publication of the implementing decrees to Act 65.15, which regulates institutions of social protection.

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