Author:Enrique Valencia Lomelí
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “In terms of rights, the Mexican social protection system (MSPS) has been relatively ineffective; it is incomplete, weakly integrated, segmented and stratified, weak in terms of labour protection and conservative in its gender approach, and, furthermore, it is also fiscally weak. Alongside social security and educational organisations, institutions of social protection for poor people have recently been created. However, enormous challenges still remain for the MSPS to guarantee social rights. Limited advances in the progressivity of rights, which have come with the creation of new institutions, may maintain levels of profound inequality, without the universalisation of benefits.”(…)

keywords: Social Protection Systems, Latin America, Caribbean, Mexico
Date Publication: 02/06/2015 - 10:02
Type/Issue: One Pager / 274
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English