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Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean: Coverage and investment trends

Resources - Author: Bernardo Atuesta, Simone Cecchini / Year: 2017

This document analyses the evolution of the population coverage and investment of conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes, which are poverty reduction initiatives, in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 20 years. The analysis is based on up-to-date, detailed information from the database on non-contributory...

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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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Adolescent Sexual Rights in Peru

Legal depository - Country: Peru / Body: Human Rights Committee / Year: 2005

Nature of the Case In views adopted under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee held the Peruvian government accountable for failing to ensure access to legal abortion services essential to the health of the petitioner, thus violating her...

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Social Security Provisions in the Constitution of Peru

Legal depository - Country: Peru / Year: 1994

Artículo 4 La comunidad y el Estado protegen especialmente al niño, al adolescente, a la madre y al anciano en situación de abandono (…) Artículo 7 Todos tienen derecho a la protección de su salud, la del medio familiar y la de la comunidad así como el deber de...

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Judicial protection of of pensioners’ rights in Peru

Legal depository - Country: Peru / Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights / Year: 2005

Summary: The complaint was filed at the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) by a group of retired public servants against the State of Peru  alleging violation of the right to property and the right to judicial protection relating to non-compliance with court decisions. Concerning the reduction of retiree...

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Social Protection and Human Rights