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The impacts of COVID-19 on women’s economic autonomy in Latin America

The challenges posed by the current crisis reaffirm the need to strengthen gender focused policies with a greater consideration of women’s employability and feminized working sectors.  

A socio-economic integration strategy to turn migration into a factor for sustainable development

A Regional Strategy for Socioeconomic Integration, aimed at reducing vulnerability and maximizing the contribution of millions of refugees and migrants from Venezuela in Latin American and Caribbean…  

The impacts of COVID-19 on women’s economic autonomy in Latin America and the Caribbean

This document analyzes the measures adopted by governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to mitigate the consequences of the pandemic, with the objective of determining the extent to which they…  

Stand by me: COVID-19 and the Resilience of Remittance Flows to LAC

While the remittances in LAC have shown remarkable resilience in 2020, it is unclear that this will remain the case until 2021. As countries continue to make progress in the fight against COVID-19, it…  

Policy Responses to the Pandemic for COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Use of Cash Transfer Programs and Social Protection Information Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has made evident the unfulfilled promise of social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Governments in LAC have used cash transfer programs (CTPs) to cushion the…  

The Coronavirus and the challenges for women’s work in Latin America

The Coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the world and Latin America has not been able to escape from its health, economic and social impacts. The economic shutdown as a result of a…  

Promoting socio-economic recovery in Paraguay Report – Economic Reactivation strategies during COVID-19

This document is part of UNDP Paraguay’s knowledge management actions, within the framework of the response for socio-economic recovery during COVID-19.  

Sour Grapes: Discouraged workers and Labor Markets in the Context of the COVID-19 crisis

Data from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru show an unprecedented drop in the number of employed individuals along with a large increase in the number of people exiting the labor force. At the same…  

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