Letras Libres, April 2006
8 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2010
Date Written: March, 13 2010
This article, published in Spanish translation in the Mexican journal Letras Libres (and reprinted in the Peru legal journal Ius Inter Gentes), argues the links between improving human and legal rights protections for people living in poverty and success in ending poverty. It then examines approaches to achieving improvement in human and legal rights of people living in poverty, illustrating with examples from a variety of NGO programs. Previously the article has not been available in English.
Keywords: Poverty, Human rRghts, Legal rRghts, NGOs, Charity, Microfinance Plus
JEL Classification: I32, O13
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Smith, Stephen C. and Castleman, Tony, Ending Extreme Poverty: Securing Human Rights Can Be Decisive (March, 13 2010). Letras Libres, April 2006 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1570167