Social Protection and Care in the Sustainable Development Goals

Organization(s): UNRISD
Year: 2015

Care and social protection are both explicitly mentioned in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, the Goals fall short of addressing how gendered power relations can be an impediment to women being able to fully enjoy their human rights. Valeria Esquivel from UNRISD discusses how social protection can contribute to gender equality under the new sustainable development agenda.

Social Protection and Human Rights