Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, has launched a permanent Spanish-language site entirely devoted to the pressing issue of global poverty and economic inequality primarily centered on how it affects the Latin American region.
National case studies on social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean reveal that over the past 10 years social protection systems and, in general, social policies in the region have been transformed.
In the present report, the Special Rapporteur, Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, provides a study focusing on disability-inclusive social protection as a prerequisite for the universalization of social protection.
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better houses in situ to slum dwellers in El Salvador, Mexico and Uruguay.