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The Aarhus Convention: an implementation guide

Resources - Author: Fiona Marshall, Helmut Gaugitsch, Jerzy Jendroska, Jonas Ebbesson, Stephen Stec / Year: 2014

The Aarhus Convention, which is open for global accession, offers powerful twin protections for the environment and human rights. It provides an effective model for ensuring public input in defining and implementing green economy programmes, in choosing the most appropriate road maps to sustainability and for increasing transparency and...

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Impact of the economic crisis on the health of older persons in Spain: research clues based on an analysis of mortality. SESPAS report 2014

Resources - Author: Alicia Llácerb, Francois Béland, Maria-Victoria Zunzuneguia, Tarik Benmarhniaa / Year: 2014

Older adults are seldom considered in studies on the health impact of economic recessions or crises. However, they constitute a population group that is highly vulnerable to decreases in investment in health and social services and social security. Our aim is to examine the relationship between the economic crisis...

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Care Act 2014

Legal depository - Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2014

An Act to make provision to reform the law relating to care and support for adults and the law relating to support for carers; to make provision about safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect; to make provision about care standards; to establish and make provision about Health Education England;...

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Ley n° 9.220

Legal depository - Country: Costa Rica / Year: 2014

De acuerdo al artículo 1, se crea la Red Nacional de Cuido y Desarrollo Infantil (Redcudi), con la finalidad de establecer un sistema de cuido y desarrollo infantil de acceso público, universal y de financiamiento solidario que articule las diferentes modalidades de prestación pública y privada de servicios en...

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Ley 20.763

Legal depository - Country: Chile / Year: 2014

Esta ley establece incrementos a las asignaciones familiares y maternales dentro de las especificaciones de focalización a los segmentos de la población más...

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Ley 20.764

Legal depository - Country: Chile / Year: 2014

Modificación al Código Laboral que establece la eliminación de la discriminación, garantizar la igualdad de derechos de ambos padres y posibilitar una adecuada distribución de las responsabilidades familiares. Los padres podrán abandonar su lugar de trabajo durante una hora al día para alimentar a los hijos de hasta dos...

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Maternity Protection and Childcare Systems in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Resources - Year: 2014

Azerbaijan has ratified all major UN treaties on human rights, including the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women, (CEDAW), its Optional Protocol, and the core ILO Conventions in the area of non-discrimination, maternity protection and work-family reconciliation (ILO Conventions 100, 111, 183 and 156)....

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Case Study On The St. Lucia National Eligibility Test

Resources - Author: Debbie Budlender / Year: 2014

Establishing gender and child responsive social protection schemes that ensure universal access to health care including maternity care, and basic income security, will protect women and their families from the effects of economic shocks and crises that may result in job and wage losses. UN Women and UNICEF through...

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Conditional Cash Transfers: Learning from the literature

Resources - Author: Debbie Budlender / Year: 2014

Eastern Caribbean countries are currently developing and implementing substantial social safety net reforms. Governments of six Eastern Caribbean countries conducted social safety net assessments in 2009 – 2010, with the support of UN Women and UNICEF in partnership with the World Bank. These reforms, which have been ongoing for...

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Conditional Cash Transfer: A policy brief

Resources - Author: Debbie Budlender / Year: 2014

Eastern Caribbean countries are currently developing and implementing substantial social safety net reforms. In 2009 – 2010, UNICEF and UN Women in partnership with the World Bank supported the governments of six countries in the OECS sub-region to conduct national social safety net assessments. A striking feature of the...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Ukraine

Legal depository - Country: Ukraine / Year: 2014

Relevant articles: Article 17 … The State ensures the social protection of citizens of Ukraine who serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and in other military formations as well as of members of their families.  … Chapter II – Human and Citizens’ Rights, Freedoms and Duties Article 24....

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Switzerland

Legal depository - Country: Switzerland / Year: 2014

Relevant articles: Article 12 – Right to assistance when in need Persons in need and unable to provide for themselves have the right to assistance and care, and to the financial means required for a decent standard of living. Title 2: Fundamental Rights, Citizenship and Social Goals Chapter 3...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Norway

Legal depository - Country: Norway / Year: 2014

Relevant provisions: Article 104 Children have the right to respect for their human dignity. They have the right to be heard in questions that concern them, and due weight shall be attached to their views in accordance with their age and development. For actions and decisions that affect children,...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Latvia

Legal depository - Country: Latvia / Year: 2014

Relevant articles: Article 109 Everyone has the right to social security in old age, for work disability, for unemployment and in other cases as provided by law.  Article 110 The State shall protect and support marriage – a union between a man and a woman, the family, the rights...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Croatia

Legal depository - Country: Croatia / Year: 2014

Relevant articles: Economic, social and cultural rights Article 57 The right of employees and their family members to social security and social insurance shall be regulated by law and collective agreements. Rights related to child-birth, maternity and child care shall be regulated by law.  Article 58 The state shall...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Belgium

Legal depository - Country: Belgium / Year: 2014

Relevant articles: Article 23 Everyone has the right to lead a life in keeping with human dignity. To this end, the laws federate laws and rules referred to in Article 134 guarantee economic, social and cultural rights, taking into account corresponding obligations, and determine the conditions for exercising them. …  These...

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Social Protection Brief: Violence against Women and Girls

Resources - Year: 2014

The definition of social protection programmes varies widely, as do the types of interventions included and the specific outcomes sought. These programmes can be implemented through public and/or private sectors, with the involvement of single or multiple government sectors, or by some combination of these actors. This brief will...

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