18 April 2018 | News
The situation of persons with disability in the Caribbean and the status of current policy programmes interventions are assessed in a new ECLAC Caribbean study. Entitled `Disability, human rights and public policy in the Caribbean’, the study also identifies gaps, good practices and priorities for future action in areas such as health and rehabilitation, education, the labour market and access to services.
10 June 2015 | Infographic
Over the next twenty years, the Caribbean* will see a rapid and dramatic ageing of its population. With such a rapid increase in the number of older persons on the horizon, there is an urgent need for governments to strengthen social protection against a wide range of risks that older people face.
* -Here the Caribbean refers to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica; Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Sant Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States Virgin Islands.