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By Temitayo Peters
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) differ from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in many ways. Unlike the MDGs, the SDGs universally apply to all countries and... read more
By Minerva Rios
Worldwide, the prevalence of disability tends to be higher within indigenous communities than among non-indigenous groups. During the last decade, much progress was made... read more
The ODI has been carrying out a project that investigates the relationship between taxation and social protection. Does taxation necessarily alleviate poverty and/or... read more
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Call for presentations on Social Development Policy experiences of countries in the Americas for III REMDES Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the... read more
Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the Americas will gather in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 13, 2016 on the occasion of the Third Meeting of Ministers... read more
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Four ways regional bodies can help deliver SDG justice commitments
Jul 21, 2016
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) differ from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in many ways. Unlike the MDGs, the SDGs universally apply to all countries and...
Latin America must continue to make progress towards universal social...
Jul 19, 2016
During much of Latin America’s history, large sectors of the population have been completely left out of any form of social protection by the State, be they urban informal...
Social Protection for Indigenous Persons with Disabilities
Jul 18, 2016
Worldwide, the prevalence of disability tends to be higher within indigenous communities than among non-indigenous groups. During the last decade, much progress was made...
Designing public works programmes for protection and growth
Jul 15, 2016
Abstract: "Public Works Programmes (PWPs) have been widely employed in both developed and developing countries to provide social protection to people of working age who...
Webinar: “Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social...
Jul 14, 2016
Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin, will be participating in a webinar in Spanish to present the publication Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America:...
Incorporating the gender perspective in agrifood systems
Jul 13, 2016
According to a new study on the contribution of women in agrifood systems carried out by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), women in Latin...
Can Social Protection play a role in reducing childhood violence?
Jul 13, 2016
As many as one billion children under the age of 18 experience some form of violence every year. This exposure is not only a violation of child rights; it can also hamper...
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean
Jul 11, 2016
The World Bank briefing note, Childhood Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean, revealed that despite the reduction in poverty rates in Latin America, childhood poverty...
Fundación Capital: The Graduation Approach in Colombia
Jul 08, 2016
This video explains how the graduation program has been working in Colombia. Known as the Producing for My Future, the program seeks new ways of helping them socially...
How exactly are social protection and taxation linked?
Jun 27, 2016
The ODI has been carrying out a project that investigates the relationship between taxation and social protection. Does taxation necessarily alleviate poverty and/or...
IPS 25 million to 30 million people at risk of relapsing back into poverty in...
Jun 23, 2016
Thanks to economic and political transformations and the implementation of various social inclusion policies, Latin America and the Caribbean countries have experienced...
IASPN Digest June 9, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
Countries define commitments for the Social Development agenda Country delegates from Latin America and the Caribbean discussed the Commitments for Social Development in the...
What are the results and impact of the graduation programme?
Jun 17, 2016
Trickle Up and Uplift are initiatives that incorporate the graduation approach aimed at reducing poverty by identifying the most poor and helping them to exit extreme poverty...
Progress in Latin America's social protection systems
Jun 16, 2016
This blog article highlights two of ECLAC's publication on the social protection systems in Latin America: Towards universal social protection: "Latin American...
ILO: Social Protection Outlook June 2016
Jun 15, 2016
The Social Protection Outlook published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) introduces various publications, news from around the world, work carried out by ILO...

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