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On the occasion of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, UNICEF and the GAGE consortium coordinated by ODI invite you to attend: Gender- and Adolescent-Responsive Social Protection: Unleashing the Potential of Social Protection for Adolescent Girls and Women

Location: Conference Room 1 (CR1), United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY 10017

Time: 10:00 – 11:15 (EST) / 15:00-16:15 (GMT) 

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This event will be livestreamed and it is possible to watch the sessions through socialprotection.org. You can watch the livestream sessions here

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The fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) will take place from 11 to 21 February 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. The priority theme this year is “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies”.

 

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Innovations in social protection financing: Impact Bonds

Carolina Population Center

At the Carolina Population Center (CPC) we believe that understanding how and why populations change over time is key to advancing the well-being of all people. Our faculty, staff, and students conduct research on population, health, aging, and the environment, and share data and findings that push the field forward and train the next generation of population scholars.

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USDA’s food boxes have faced scrutiny for inefficiencies, widely variable distributor payments, and general confusion. New mapping reveals even more issues.

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The COVID-19 crisis has led to spiking unemployment rates with disproportionate impacts on low-income families. School and child-care center closures have also meant lost free- and reduced-price school meals. Food prices have increased sharply leading to reduced purchasing power for families’ limited income.

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Weekly Social Protection Links: 11 September 2020

University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia. The University claims a founding date of 1740 and is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered prior to the U.S. Declaration of Independence.

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