Social Security as Social Welfare
Social security is a term that is used interchangeably with social welfare by some people. In definition, they are measures put in place through legislation to cater for individuals’ income when their income sources termites due to different reasons, such as attaining retirement age limit or being disable (Altmeyer, Arthur J.,73) Compensation is done in different forms; for example through provision of medical services, domestic help, and legal assistance and finally, cash payouts. It originated from United States, in the year 1935. At this particular time, the United States was facing high depression. The reason behind this depression was the coming to existence of a social security Act. Later, the terms began to be used internationally after being signed in Atlantic Charter in 1941 by Britain Prime Ministers. It has received a wide incorporation in different countries’ constitutions after the Second World War. The research entails looking at the problems associated with enactment of social security program and the solutions to put in place to ensure its success.