Inclusive Social Protection in Latin America: a Comprehensive, Rights-based Approach

Inclusive Social Protection in Latin America: a Comprehensive, Rights-based Approach

by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), United Nations
     
 
One of the main findings to have emerged from the debate spearheaded by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in recent years is that economic and social development are closely intertwined and should form an active part of any public policy aimed at achieving greater equality. However, social gaps and debt in the region call for efforts

Overview

One of the main findings to have emerged from the debate spearheaded by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in recent years is that economic and social development are closely intertwined and should form an active part of any public policy aimed at achieving greater equality. However, social gaps and debt in the region call for efforts to be redoubled to achieve full equal opportunities and universal rights. Although, in the past five years, there have been promising results in terms of poverty reduction and economic growth, Latin America remains the world's most unequal region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148595250
Publisher:
United Nations
Publication date:
09/19/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
284
File size:
5 MB

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