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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: El Salvador

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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: El Salvador

Corporate author: NU. CEPAL. División de Desarrollo Social-Alemania. Ministerio Federal de Cooperación Económica y Desarrollo Physical Description: 32 p.: grafs., tabls. Editorial: ECLAC Date: January 2013 ECLAC symbol: LC/W.521

Description

This report is part of a series of national case studies aimed at disseminating knowledge on the current status of social protection systems in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and at discussing their main challenges in terms of realizing of the economic and social rights of the population and achieving key development goals, such as combating poverty and hunger.

Table of contents

Introduction: historical context for the social protection policies in El Salvador. -- El Salvador: main economic and social spending indicators. -- Contributory pensions in El Salvador. -- Non-contributory social protection in El Salvador. -- The health sector in El Salvador. -- The education sector in El Salvador.