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By Nicolai Suppa
This paper explores a novel way to analyse poverty dynamics that are specific to certain measures of multidimensional poverty, such as the “adjusted headcount ratio” proposed... read more
By USAID
Post Title: Gender & Social Protection Expert to lead course content for an online USAID/OFDA/LAC Gender & Social Protection Course Project Location: San Jose, Costa... read more
This High-Level Meeting will highlight what a number of Governments are doing to both measure and tackle multidimensional poverty. A growing number of countries have adopted... read more
By Nora Lustig
A reduction in the wage premium for skilled labor –and a consistent reduction of overall wage inequality-has played an important role in explaining the fall of income... read more
By Development Pathways
Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world. As a Brazilian, in the short period of time that I’ve... read more
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Conversation with OECD Secretary General: Inclusive growth in cities
Jun 14, 2016
While economic growth has been driven mostly by cities and metropolitan areas, inequality has been on the rise. In response to this phenomenon, the Organisation for Economic...
Discussion Paper: Social Protection Floor Index
Jun 13, 2016
Following the Social Protection Floors (SPFs) Recommendation No.202 adopted in 2012 establishing SPFs as a core element of social security, the Social Protection Floor Index...
How can graduation programmes be sustainable?
Jun 10, 2016
"Graduation programmes have enjoyed a surge in policy and academic attention in the past few years, yet despite some evidence of success in terms of ‘graduating’...
ODI Working Paper: Informality, women and social protection
Jun 08, 2016
This working paper focuses on the barriers that women, especially those who are in the informal economy, face in the area of social protection. Part of a series of different...
Course: Extension of social protection in the context of formalization...
Jun 08, 2016
The overall objective of this course is to strengthen the capacities of diagnosis, analysis and definition of policies and programs for the extension of coverage of social...
Virtual Seminar of WGPSS on the presentation on the first round of...
Jun 07, 2016
Following the successful first round of national reports and observations of the Working Group of the Protocol of San Salvador (WGPSS), a Virtual Seminar (Webinar) will be...
First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection,...
Jun 07, 2016
  First Meeting of the Parliamentary Working Group on Social Protection, Poverty and Inequality Date and Venue Under the agreement signed between the Chilean Senate and the...
CIM Assembly ends with adoption of declaration on economic empowerment of...
Jun 07, 2016
Ministers gathered in the 37th Assembly of Delegates of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS, and adopted the Declaration of Lima, which urges Latin...
Poverty map helps Ecuador earthquake victims
Jun 07, 2016
After an earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16 that resulted in more than five hundred people dead and 30,000 homeless, with the destruction of more than 1,000 buildings,...
Poverty and the Third Sector of Social Action
Jun 07, 2016
"Two things must be the objective of the Third Sector of Social Action in defense of social rights: to recognize that the Spanish society needs subjective social rights...
How gentrification exacerbates hunger
Jun 07, 2016
Washington, D.C. is the most expensive place in the country to raise a family of four—a fact that disproportionately harms the ability of low-income residents and residents...
Fiscal Policy and Human Rights in Times of Austerity
May 31, 2016
Despite abundant evidence of its negative human rights impacts, and growing consensus that it is counterproductive in economic terms as well, austerity’s onward march has...
Call for Presentations on Experiences of Countries on Social Development...
May 26, 2016
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...
FAO Social Protection Newsletter: From Protection to Production
May 26, 2016
How are social protection and agriculture related, and why do they have an important relation? Hunger and poverty is still prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, of which the...
CESR Newsletter: Austerity in the Americas · Economic inequality · Gender...
May 25, 2016
The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) Newsletter, which covers various topics from austerity in the Americas to inequality and injustice springing in different...

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