CIPPEC presents findings on Universal Social Protection at the HLPF

Gala Diaz Langou, Director of Social Protection in CIPPEC – Argentina presented the findings of recent research on social protection and early childhood in Argentina. During the side panel, “Universal social protection: end of poverty and reduce inequality”, CIPPEC highlighted the challenges that Argentina faces to implement a social protection policy that assures that no one is left behind.

The researchers have identified that, despite Argentina’s progress on eradicating poverty, this progress has not reached all. In particular, 44% of children and adolescents in the country live in poverty. Guaranteeing universal social protection, is a critical policy that would allow to change this tendency as it is a policy that support progress in a variety of other areas, such as: poverty reduction, gender equality, eradicating hunger and promoting health.

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