“Strengthen Care and Social Security in Latin America”
With the aim of strengthening the political incidence of civil society in favor of social protection in South America, Ciedur, Social Watch and the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF), with the support of Red de Género y Comercio, proposed a cycle of conferences with the participation of various organizations of civil society (e.g., feminists, trade unions, ecumenical, etc.) and experts in the field.
Within the framework of the general issues of social security, with new proposals, such as minimum social protection, and from a consistent perspective of ensuring the sustainability of life, it is arising an innovative approach. For that it is necessary an official care policy which contemplate supports and complements care work and defends the recognition of the “right to care”, gender equality and human development. Likewise, ways of financing social protection are explored.