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

The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development.

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.

Committed to achieving inclusive development, with equality and sustainability, which prioritize the full exercise of the rights of the citizens of the Americas, the Ge

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 by Alkire and Foster (2011a).

After contracting for two consecutive years, the economy of Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to return to positive growth in 2017, but significant external and internal headwinds will persist, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017 Report rel

The OAS and UNESCO agreed to a new programme to strengthen and leverage the support provided to the countries of the region in the areas of inequality and education on October 18, 2016, in Santiago de Chile.

The ‘crisis of care’ is currently a major topic of public debate. Often linked to ideas of ‘time poverty’, ‘family-work balance’, and ‘social depletion’, it refers to the

Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world.


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