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Ley 12.812

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2013

Agrega el artículo 391-A a la Consolidación de las Leyes del Trabajo para disponer sobre la estabilidad provisoria de la embarazada, prevista en el inciso b del número II del artículo 10, del Acto de las Disposiciones Constitucionales...

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Lei 13.257

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2016

Em seu artigo 38, a lei   13.257 modifica os artigos   1º, 3º, 4º e   5º da lei   nº 11.770, de 9 de setembro  de 2008, que institui o Programa Empresa Cidadã. Todos os empregados de   empresas parte do Programa terão   direito a 15 dias de licença-paternidade, além   dos 5...

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Extending Social Protection by Anchoring Rights in Law

Resources - Year: 2016

The adoption of the 1988 constitution marked a landmark in the history of the Brazilian social security system by introducing a universal social security model grounded in citizenship rights. The Constitution sets out the State’s responsibility in organizing and legislating social security. This should be done according to principles...

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Investing in the Care Economy: Simulating employment effects by gender in countries in emerging economies

Resources - Author: Diane Perrons, Jerome De Henau, Susan Himmelweit / Year: 2017

Increasing public investment in emerging economies would boost employment and contribute to economic growth and, depending on the form and location of the investment, contribute to enhancing human development and realizing some of the Sustainable Development Goals. This report makes a case for public investment in social as well...

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Social Protection: towards gender equality

Resources - Year: 2017

Social protection has become prominent in the global development agenda over recent decades, with social protection systems now being included as a target under Sustainable Development Goal 1: “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”. In developing countries, these policies have played an important role in alleviating extreme poverty,...

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Social Protection for Sustainable Development: Dialogues between Africa and Brazil

Resources - Author: Alessandra Casazza, Almudena Fernandez, Armando Barrientos, Awa Wade Sow, Bianca Suyama, Ibrahima Dia, Iván Guillermo González de Alba, Jorge Abrahão de Castro, Laura Hildebrandt, Laura Jungman, Layla Saad, Leisa Perch, Luciana Jaccoud, Luis Rodriguez, Maria Luiza Amaral Rizzotti, Mariana Santarelli, Mariana Stirbu, Renata Nowak-Garmer, Rômulo Paes-Sousa, Safiétou Ba Diop / Year: 2016

Making sustainable development a reality by 2030 will require a substantial transformation to be made to development practices. The significant increase in the number and quality of social protection systems throughout the Global South brings renewed hope and enthusiasm. In Africa, 48 countries have established flagship programmes, with more...

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Multidimensional progress: well-being beyond income

Resources - Author: George Gray Molina / Year: 2016

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...

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Resources - Author: Karishma Huda, Stephen Kidd / Year: 2013

This short paper aims to answer this question by assessing the evidence on Brazil’s social security system. It will examine the beneficiary numbers, budgets, levels of benefits and, importantly, impacts and coverage of the main social security schemes in Brazil. This paper will reveal that the real hero driving...

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Challenges and Perspectives for Rural Women in Brazil under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (One Pager 319)

Resources - Author: Amanda Barroso Lima, Beatriz Abreu dos Santos, Isadora Cardoso Vasconcelos / Year: 2016

This brief examines challenges facing rural women in Brazil under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development. Esse “brief” examina os desafios a serem enfrentados pelas mulheres de regiões rurais do Brasil no que diz respeito à Agenda 2030 para o Desenvolvimento...

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Social Security Provisions in the Constitution of Brazil

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 1988

Artículo 1 La República Federal del Brasil, formada por la unión indisoluble de los Estados y Municipios y del Distrito Federal, se constituye en Estado Democrático de Derecho y tiene como fundamentos: (…) 4. los valores sociales del trabajo y la libre iniciativa; (…) Artículo 3 Art. 3. Constituyen...

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Fiscal Space and the Extension of Social Protection: Lessons learnt from developing countries (ESS Working Paper No. 33)

Resources - Author: Fabio Durán-Valverde, José Francisco Pacheco / Year: 2012

This paper focuses on the analysis of experience in creating fiscal space for the extension of social protection. It presents the results of studies conducted in eight developing countries (Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Thailand) that successfully extended social protection including floors for national...

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Duty to prevent discrimination by private health providers on grounds of gender, race or economic status in Brazil

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Body: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women / Year: 2011

The communication represented the first instance of maternal mortality to be addressed by the international system of human rights, and examined accountability of health provision, in relation to compounding forms of discrimination. The victim was a poor woman of Afro-Brazilian ethnicity. The ethnic, socio-economic and gender factors were widely...

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Social security coverage extension in the BRICS: A comparative study on the extension of coverage in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa

Resources - Author: ISSA / Year: 2013

This comparative study of the International Social Security Association ISSA presents the diverse approaches of the BRICS for the  extension of social security coverage. It shows how responses take into account the local realities and environment in each country, with a focus on innovations that measurabley extend and improve...

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The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014: Strengthening the enabling environment to improve food security and nutrition

Resources - Author: FAO, IFAD, WFP / Year: 2014

This report presents the most recent estimates of undernourishment and shows the progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets. Findings show that progress in hunger reduction at the global level and in many countries has continued but that substantial additional effort is needed in...

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