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By Inter-American Social Protection Network
How does civil society view its role in collaborating with government on social protection policies and programs? IASPN’s First-ever Virtual Consultation with Civil Society ... read more
By Inter-American Social Protection Network
Video - Diploma on Social Protection for the Americas Organization of American States (OAS) - Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) Pontificia Universidad Católica... read more
Strengthening Ministries of Social Development in the Americas through Participatory Gender Assessment (PGA)
By Inter-American Social Protection Network
Five years after its launch, the Inter-American Social Protection Network continues to foster a dynamic exchange of ideas and expertise on one of the most pressing challenges... read more
By International Labour Organization
Social protection policies play a critical role in realizing the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by... read more
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Social promotion and protection of children and adolescents in Haiti
Nov 21, 2014
This document presents the socio-demographic profile of children and adolescents in Haiti and the major challenges they face, analyzing each sector - education, food security...
Countries vow to combat malnutrition through firm policies and actions
Nov 20, 2014
In a major step towards eradicating malnutrition worldwide, over 170 countries today made a number of concrete commitments and adopted a series of recommendations on policies...
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Peru
Nov 20, 2014
In the past decade Peru has undergone great economic and social changes.The country has experienced rapid economic growth, accompanied by increased social policy efforts....
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - November 2014
Nov 20, 2014
Welcome to the Thirty-sixth Inclusive Growth Bulletin covering South-South Learning on innovative poverty reduction strategies. The November 2014 issue launches new...
How Cash Transfers Create Businesses?
Nov 19, 2014
The creation of small, but formal, enterprises is one of the engines for the process of economic growth with poverty reduction. Among all kinds of policy thought to foster...
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Argentina
Nov 18, 2014
The social protection regime in Argentina has undergone changes over the past two decades. From the early 1990s until the 2001/02 crisis, privatisation of social security and...
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Ecuador
Nov 18, 2014
Over the past three decades, the Ecuadorian social protection system has been characterised by universal interventions in the education and health care sectors, along with...
Are the poor addicted to cash transfers?
Nov 18, 2014
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are the main social protection intervention for the poor and vulnerable in Latin America and the Caribbean. By 2010, they reached...
Nov 17, 2014
In November 2010 the "Seminar on Intersectoral Public Policies: Social Protection, Labor and Employment" was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a joint event of the...
Public policies for gender equality: a contribution to women's...
Nov 17, 2014
Progress towards gender equality and the fulfillment of the role given to the State in this task is the purpose behind the proposal for the collection matrix of public...
Labor's Share in the National Income
Nov 17, 2014
The purpose of this article is to address the issue of functional income distribution in Mexico, analyzing what happened in the last 30 years with the share of labor in...
Poverty Brief: Separating and Combining Child and Adult Poverty
Nov 12, 2014
Poverty Brief by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP)
World Income Inequality Database
Nov 12, 2014
The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database (WIID) collects and stores information on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries. The database...
Policy Brief: Pensions and other social protection benefits for older...
Nov 12, 2014
Public social security pensions are essential tools for ensuring income security for women and men as they grow older. This income, along with access to quality health...
Social protection for older persons: key policy trends and statistics
Nov 11, 2014
This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in...