Multidimensional progress: well-being beyond income

Organization(s): UNDP
Author: George Gray Molina
Regions: Latin America, The Caribbean
Country: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paragua, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Year: 2016
Language: English, Spanish
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The report focuses on the increasingly pressing challenges facing the region. In times of global economic fragility, eradicating poverty and reducing inequalities in all their dimensions require a twofold strategy: protecting the achievements of the last decade  to prevent millions from falling back into poverty while promoting comprehensive policies adapted to populations suffering from discrimination and historical exclusions.

El contenido de este Informe Regional sobre Desarrollo Humano para América Latina y el Caribe se centra en los retos acumulados que enfrenta la región, que se vuelven cada vez más acuciantes.

En un momento de fragilidad económica global, la erradicación de la pobreza y la reducción de las desigualdades en todas sus dimensiones se basan en dos ejes principales: por un lado, proteger los logros alcanzados, lo cual incluye prevenir la caída en pobreza de millones de habitantes; por otro lado, impulsar políticas y estrategias inclusivas e integrales adaptadas a poblaciones que sufren de discriminaciones y exclusiones históricas.

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