While the CPM has been vociferously expressing concerns on surveillance and privacy regarding the use of biometric-based identity, the state government’s proposed verification process of welfare pension beneficiaries will be based...

Puerto Rico Labor Secretary Carlos Saavedra Gutiérrez on Friday signed the new Regulation to Administer the Unemployment Insurance Program, which increases the benefits of unemployment payment and repeals dozens of regulations to facilitate the...

The World Bank has approved a $20m package to support Djibouti in eliminating slums and improving living conditions for people in urban areas of the East African country. The money will...

Four hundred and forty Malawian veterans are among the 7000 Commonwealth veterans who, from this year, will start receiving regular cash transfers to prevent them from going hungry under the new Department for International...

Harare-The Zimbabwean Government has agreed in principle to do away with existing one-year qualifying period for female employees to go on maternity leave.

This was said by Public Service, Labour and Social...

There are plans to attract over one million people engaged in informal economic activity in Azerbaijan to paying contributions on compulsory social insurance, Chairman of Azerbaijan’s parliamentary committee on labor and social...

The agency’s 711 schools, provide free basic education for Palestinian refugee children in the West Bank - including East Jerusalem - Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. They opened in September for the start of the year, not knowing...

The National Drought Management Authority cannot account for Sh4 billion meant to assist vulnerable Kenyans in times of disaster. According to an audit report for the year ended June 2017, tabled in the National Assembly on Wednesday morning, the...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office here has released some PHP10.53 million worth of emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to those whose houses were either partially or totally damaged during the onslaught of monsoon...

Government says it is developing a grievance mechanism aimed at enhancing the management of social cash transfer scheme. Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) Acting Director Irene Munga says the pilot mechanism would increase...

Zambia, a former colony of Britain, is among the many Commonwealth countries to receive social protection packages in honour of the many war veterans. Over 7,000 veterans and widows of the Commonwealth will benefit from social protection package worth...

Now entering its fourth year, the devastating conflict in Yemen shows no signs of ending in the near future which prompted the European Commission to provide an additional €90 million in humanitarian aid to the war-torn Arabian Peninsular nation in...