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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Nicaragua

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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Nicaragua

Autor institucional: NU. CEPAL. División de Desarrollo Social-Alemania. Ministerio Federal de Cooperación Económica y Desarrollo Physical Description: 34 p.: grafs., tabls. Editorial: ECLAC Date: January 2013 ECLAC symbol: LC/W.530

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 Nicaragua. -- Nicaragua: main economic and social indicators. -- Social security in Nicaragua. -- Non-contributory social protection in Nicaragua. -- The health sector in Nicaragua. -- The education sector in Nicaragua.