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Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection


Autor : UNDP
Fuente: UNDP
Fecha: 2020-07-15 11:19:32
Descripción: The pandemic is risking reversing some of the hard gains made over the past decades by deepening pre-existing inequalities and exposing vulnerabilities in social, political and economic systems. We have seen that across every sphere, from health to the economy, security to social protection, the impacts of Covid-19 are exacerbated for the poorest and most vulnerable, including women and girls, low-wages and informal workers. At this year s UN High Level Political Forum, UNDP is hosting a HLPF Event on "Half the World: The Many Faces of Social Protection" scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 14 July at 8:00am-9:00am. Speakers Ms. Cina Lawson, Minister of Postal Affairs and Digital Economy of Togo Ms. Yemi Alade, Nigerian singer and advocate for UNDP Ms. Reema Nanavaty, Director General of SEWA (Self Employed Women s Association), India Dr. Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme



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