Abstract:"In recent years, social protection has emerged worldwide as a major new focus in efforts to reduce poverty and vulnerability. Since the early 2000s, conditional and unconditional cash transfer programmes have gained significance as key elements of social safety nets throughout Africa. The United Nations-supported Social Protection Floor Initiative (SPF-I) has helped place social protection as a key component of national strategies for the reduction of poverty and inequality, supporting the realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, mainly Sustainable Development Goal 1—"End poverty in all its forms everywhere". In this context, Brazil has contributed its own recent experiences in the reduction of poverty and inequality to the Initiative's pool of best practices". (...)

Keywords:Brazil, Africa, fighting, poverty, empowering, women, South-South, cooperation
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Type/Issue:Joint Publications/12

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