Author:Lucía Mina
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “Social protection tends to revolve around the labour market, social security and social welfare. In Colombia, these issues are characterised by social disarticulation, both at the level of institutional capacity, as well as between supply and demand. In the early 21st century, the social protection system began to adopt a social risk management approach, understood as a set of public policies to reduce vulnerability and improve the quality of life of Colombians, especially among the most unprotected population. Since then, universal social protection has been associated with the notion of vulnerability, with a marked emphasis on social welfare.”(…)

keywords: Social Protection Systems, Latin America, the Caribbean, Colombia
Date Publication: 12/11/2014 - 08:02
Type/Issue: One Pager / 269
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English