You are here

Available in: EnglishEspañol

Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Honduras

Publication cover
Corporate author:
  • NU. CEPAL. División de Desarrollo Social
  • Alemania. Ministerio Federal de Cooperación Económica y Desarrollo
UN symbol.: LC/W.528 34 p.: grafs., tabls. Editorial: ECLAC February 2013


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 Honduras. -- Honduras: main economic and social spending indicators. -- Social security in Honduras .-- Non-contributory social protection in Honduras. -- The health sector in Honduras. -- The education sector in Honduras . -- Housing policies in Honduras.