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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Honduras

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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Honduras

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: February 2013 ECLAC symbol: LC/W.528

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 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.