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Activist Perspective: Linking Social Protection and Human Rights

Resources - Year: 2016

How does a rights-based approach support civil society organizations in their advocacy for universal access to social protection? In this video, Priti Darooka, founder and executive director of the Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (India) talks about the role of human rights frameworks in supporting the...

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Policy Perspective: Linking Social Protection and Human Rights

Resources - Year: 2016

How can governments fulfil their obligation to provide social protection and respect the rights of all? Andrés Scagliola from the Government of the City of Montevideo, Uruguay, describes his experience developing and implementing policy that safeguards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people’s right to social...

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No Relief

Resources - Year: 2015

This is a short multi-media piece that highlights the devastating impact of India’s sanitation crisis on women. It was produced in support of a 2014 research study called Sanitation Vulnerability: Women’s stress and struggles for violence-free sanitation....

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Making Social Policy Work for Women

Resources - Year: 2015

Watch human rights and policy specialists quit their silos and dialogue productively across disciplines in the third panel, entitled Making social policy work for women, of the research-advocacy-policy workshop Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy organized by UNRISD, UNWomen and OHCHR on 15 June 2015....

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Social Protection and Cash Transfer Programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Resources - Year: 2013

Benjamin Davis, team leader of FAO-led From Protection to Production (PtoP) project, explains Social Protection in relation to FAO’s work and mandate. In particular he focuses on impacts of social cash transfers on rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa and how these programmes can contribute to broader economic and agriculture...

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Social Cash Transfer Programme in Malawi

Resources - Year: 2013

A programme run by the Government of Malawi is providing cash transfers to more than 26,000 of the country’s poorest households. FAO’s ‘From Protection to Production’ project (PtoP), run in collaboration with Unicef with funding from DFID and the EU, is evaluating the impact of these cash transfers on...

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Video: Why social protection in the post-2015 UN agenda?

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Video recording of an expert panel with Isabel Ortiz, Director Social Protection of the ILO, Keetie Roelen, Co-Director Centre for Social Protection at the Institute of Development Studies, Rudi Delarue, Deputy Head of Unit at DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission and Magdalena Sepúlveda, Senior...

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Latin America-Norway dialogue on sustainability and equality

UNRISD participated in a high level seminar called Roads to Equality and Sustainability: Dialogue Between Latin America and Norway . Representatives from UNRISD presented our work on linking social protection with human rights. The seminar also gave us an opportunity to strengthen the relationship between UNRISD and ECLAC. Audio: ...

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