• Strategies for overcoming poverty

    Poverty is an adverse condition reflected in the lack of income, capabilities or satisfiers essential to a decent life. It is inextricably linked to inequality, of which it is both a cause and a consequence. There is an imperative necessity to conceive of poverty elimination strategies that take into account structural inequality axes, emphasizing the need for the most excluded to access minimum incomes as well as education, health, housing and other services that increase their capabilities to obtain better employment, thereby breaking the vicious intergenerational poverty cycle.

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    Estrategias de superación de la pobreza
  • The relevance of strategies for overcoming poverty

    Poverty is a situation that must be eradicated. Unfortunately, that task confronts a complex context in which inequality, the stalling of economic progress, the effects of both climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic pose multiple challenges. But precisely for that reason, they are of the utmost importance in poverty alleviation strategies.

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  • Second pillar: public services for capacity building

    Developing human capabilities entails ensuring quality access to education, health, habitat and care services. And more is needed than simply ensuring coverage and access to education, health and habitat as their quality must be improved as well. And care must be institutionalised.

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  • Towards an improved strategy for overcoming poverty

    An enhanced poverty elimination strategy requires an approach interlinking with the three pillars, establishing a stable policy approach, clear articulation and institutional oversight rules and adequate resources that ensure its long term stability.

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