The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is contributing $14.3 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food assistance to more than 400,000 refugees living in northern Kenya.With...

The Centre is mulling a new scheme to compensate private firms which have been mandated by law to grant extended maternity benefits to women employees since March last year.

The Ministry of Labour and...

Struggling to improve poor demographic outlook, Serbia increased funds for birth stimulation measures by 30 percent for next year...

While Ambaean evacuees in Vanuatu are preparing to return to their island after evacuating several months ago Oxfam has stepped in to roll out cash transfers to them.

Oxfam's Cash Transfer Programme, funded by New Zealand's...

China’s government will introduce a set of key measures aiming to boost employment, according to guidelines published by China’s State Council, the cabinet.

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A private insurance company’s contention that maternity benefits are applicable only to live births came under criticism from a city consumer court recently. The judges slammed the firm’s decision to deny a Bengaluru techie her...

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Yao Jing Tuesday said China is committed to help Pakistani government in addressing the core social challenges faced by the country including...

The Dutch government on Tuesday published the new, higher amounts for the minimum wage, the old age pension AOV and the child allowance that will go into effect per January 1, 2019, for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.

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A new 10 million Euro grant from the Government of Germany’s development bank, KfW, will fund a school maintenance project, providing valuable opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian citizens and Syrian...

Affordable housing is on the cards for a provincially owned property near the Cape Town CBD — which has seen major protests calling for exactly that. But Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said if processes could be streamlined and...

Members of Denmark’s ‘a-kasse’ unemployment system will not be refunded contributions by the state if they lose eligibility for cover under new rules set to be phased in from January 1st.

The rule changes...

The federal government's special intervention programmes under the Social Safety Net's...