Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar said Monday that Anganwadi and ASHA workers would soon be getting free life and accident insurance under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana (PMJJY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)...

The government is considering the creation of a solution similar to auto-enrolment to solve the UK's social care crisis. According to media reports, the proposal - which is expected to be one of several being addressed in the...

Seasonal workers in certain areas of the country will get up to five more weeks of employment insurance benefits under a $189 million pilot project announced Monday by Ottawa. An estimated 51,500 workers -- in parts of Atlantic...

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the government of Haiti signed a financing agreement today that will help restore...

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Bangladesh today signed a financing agreement to significantly increase incomes and food and nutrition security for 250,000 rural households in southern Bangladesh where...

The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase support for regional efforts addressing the...

The UK’s Department for International Development has hailed the commitments yielded by the Global Disability Summit to advance the rights of persons with disabilities worldwide. Penny Mordaunt, International Development Secretary...

Since 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau has produced a more sophisticated measure of poverty that, among other things, includes the income effects of government assistance programs such as Social Security and the Earned Income Tax Credit...

The Government of Uganda, Partners in Development, UN agencies and NGOs including Save the Children, today launch a new Plan that if funded will provide quality education for hundreds of thousands of refugee and host community...

The World Bank has approved a 33.4 million US dollar loan to help advance social protection and early childhood education and care (ECEC) systems in Macedonia. The Social Services Improvement Project will help address the challenges...

Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is all set to launch a pilot food programme in three districts of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) with technical assistance from World Food Programme (WFP). The pilot food programme would...

The Federal Government established the National Social Investments Programmes (NSIP) in 2016 to tackle poverty and hunger across the country. NSIP...