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This study analyzes the impact of an exogenous, positive income shock on caregivers’ subjective well-being in Malawi using panel data from 3,365 households targeted to receive Malawi’s Social Cash Transfer Programme that provides unconditional cash to ultra-poor, labour-constrained households.

This working paper constitutes a first step in exploring the contention that shame is universally associated with poverty, irrespective of place, time and culture. The importance of establishing such a link, if it is exists, are multiple.

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 reduction has been slow, especially in Central America and the Caribbean, which is worrying because it is directly related t

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 included, targeting the "ultra-poor" tier of the population.

Thanks to economic and political transformations and the implementation of various social inclusion policies, Latin America and the Caribbean countries have experienced positive outcomes in reducing poverty reduction inequality.

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. The following links provide information on the real life impacts and evidence of the graduation approach.

ECLAC's new publication, Horizons 2030: Equality at the Centre of Sustainable Development, analyzes the change that have been visible throughout the years in relation to deepening economic, social and environmental problems and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, proposing a structu

Despite the recent decrease in poverty rates in Peru, inequality has persisted in which the poorest population are the socially excluded.

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