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Cada vez son más reconocidos en el mundo, dentro de las esferas de la asistencia humanitaria y
de desarrollo, los potenciales vínculos que existen entre la protección social, la gestión de riesgos

OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).

This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

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 are living in poverty.

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 America and Carribean continue to be invisible in the agrifood sector while they have a big impact on the system.

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

The ODI has been carrying out a project that investigates the relationship between taxation and social protection. Does taxation necessarily alleviate poverty and/or inequality? Can it, despite good intentions, exacerbate inequality?

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.

This blog article highlights two of ECLAC's publication on the social protection systems in Latin America: Towards universal social protection: "Latin American pathways and policy tools" published in November 2015 and "Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbe

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 (SPFI) has been developed.


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