In a report titled: "In Search of Fiscal Space; Government Spending and Taxation: Who Benefits?", the World Bank has saluted a project by President Uhuru Kenyatta citing that it has cushioned the poor and most vulnerable people in the society. Inua...

Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has called on the government to improve service delivery for persons with disabilities especially in public institutions such as schools and other public places. According to the Rwanda Governance Scorecard (RGS) 2018,...

A new study on children in the Philippines shows there's still a long way to go in terms of meeting the needs of children in the country, especially kids in Muslim Mindanao. "Majority of Filipinos are already experiencing the effect of better economy...

Some of the world’s poorest countries are making strides in reducing the gap between rich and poor, according to an index of inequality devised by Oxfam. Namibia and Uruguay are among a clutch of developing-world countries to reduce inequality through...

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail revealed today that about 13.7 million Malaysian workers are still not covered by any form of social security protection. She said the figure was alarming and the situation...

The World Bank plans to provide the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations of Uzbekistan with a preferential loan in the amount of $50 million, Podrobno.uz reported. The Uzbek side plans to allocate these funds for the...

A bicameral conference committee composed of lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives approved the bill seeking to grant extended maternity leave to both government and private sector employees on Monday, October 1...

Assam Finance, Health & Family Welfare, PWD minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced a special old-age pension scheme for the individuals above the age of 60. Government is likely to announce the launch of the new old-age pension scheme on the...

Social Welfare Minister Kyrmen Shylla on Thursday informed the House that the government has sanctioned an amount of Rs 29,34,99,500 under the Chief Minister Social Assistance scheme for infirm and single mothers in 2018-19....

Vanuatu now has a comprehensive and clear policy to guide national efforts to protect and support people who are internally displaced by disasters, Vanuatu's Daily Post reported on Friday.

Disasters include...

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) delivered 185 tons of food to Al-Azariq district in Yemen’s Dhale governorate. Distribution started upon arrival and will continue in the coming days throughout the district, in cooperation...

Cambodia's Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) on Thursday released two important publications to guide the ongoing national efforts to reform its child care system.Supported by the United Nations Children's Fund (...