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The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Trickle Up and Fundación Capital, in partnership with PROSPERA Programa de Inclusión Social, and with the support of the... read more
By Romina Kasman
On April 28, 2017, the Department of Social Inclusion of the Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity of the OAS launched through a Webinar the publication "Equity and... read more
The objective of this Seminar is to launch an OAS publication on equity and social inclusion from a rights-based perspective. It is aimed at experts, researchers and... read more
The objective of this Seminar is to launch an OAS publication on equity and social inclusion from a rights-based perspective. It is aimed at experts, researchers and... read more
By Romina Kasman
Between March 13 and 18, 2017, the Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Workshop: Impact on Social Policy will be held at the Universidad of Los Andes, in Bogota, Colombia.... read more
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Social Protection Digest #23
Aug 09, 2016
New Minister for Social Development and Inclusion appointed in Perú
Aug 08, 2016
Cayetana Aljovín Gazzani, assumed as head of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) in formal ceremony held at the corporate headquarters in the district of...
The First Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016
Aug 08, 2016
The first ever progress report on the new global development agenda provides the most up-to-date statistics on poverty, hunger, education and sanitation, among others, so...
Publication -> 40 years of the regional gender agenda
Aug 02, 2016
The first Regional Conference on the Integration of Women into the Economic and Social Development of Latin America and the Caribbean was held almost 40 years ago (Havana,...
G20 E-Learning on social protection
Aug 02, 2016
The course is designed for policy-planners, advisers and technical staff working in relevant governmental structures and social security institutions as well as...
FAO Webinar -> Shock-responsive social protection for resilience...
Aug 01, 2016
The knowledge sharing platform on resilience is pleased to invite you to the fourth webinar of the monthly series on resilience linked to food security and nutrition within...
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...

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