From Undeserving Poor to Rights Holder: Working Paper

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In our first working paper, Magdalena SepĂșlveda Carmona, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, discusses the importance of having a human rights approach to social protection.

She argues that the persistent stigma around poverty among politicians, policy-makers and the general public has been a major obstacle to achieving the full potential of social protection to tackle poverty. A human rights approach can ...

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