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UN: Protect Rights in Welfare Systems’ Tech Overhaul

Expand Demonstrators march outside the US Capitol during the Poor People's Campaign rally in Washington, DC, June 23, 2018.  © 2018 AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana (New York) – Governments should heed the call of the United Nations’ leading expert on poverty to fully integrate human rights protections into their efforts to digitize and automate welfare benefits and services, seven human rights groups said today. In a report released this week, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, warns that the rapid digitization and automation of welfare systems is hurting…

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