Webinar presentation from 12 October 2017, describing in detail the design features of Mexico’s flagship social protection programme, PROSPERA Social Inclusion Program. The webinar will focus on its external evaluation mechanism, which is carried out by an autonomous agency in charge of the nation’s social policy evaluation. The programme is under the direction of the Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) and implemented by the PROSPERA National Coordination.
Reducing gender inequality is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. Nowhere are concerns greater than where the disadvantages of being a woman intersect with the disadvantages of living in rural areas of developing countries. In rural areas, access to education and health services is often limited, and women are more likely to depend on farming for a livelihood. As a result, interest in women farmers has grown strongly in recent times.
In 2013, UNICEF Brazil and the Brazilian Government, via the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) of the Ministry of External Relations (MRE), joined efforts to foster Trilateral South-South Cooperation (TSSC) with other developing countries. This partnership was created to tap into the wealth of development experience, knowledge, skills and resources available in Brazil.