The labour ministry is finalising a universal social security scheme for all, under which the government will cover 100 million workers by 2019, The Economic Times reported.

Official sources told the newspaper that the first...

The government will push ahead with the expansion of its cashless welfare card trials, despite the auditor general finding it was unclear whether the program was actually reducing social harm.

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Monitoring of Food Security and Nutrition in Guatemala (MONISAN) is being implemented at national level, with the objective of following up on interventions related to food security and nutrition for beneficiaries of government...

District administration will start holding camps to identify eligible beneficiaries to get benefits of physical aids and assisted-living devices under ‘Naveen Vayoshri Scheme’ from Monday. Having an Aadhar card or identity cards...

The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.

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South Sudan and the World Food Program (WFP) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding that seeks to boost food security in the conflict-torn nation through implementation of gender-transformative agricultural interventions....

$300,000 pa’anga has been allocated to provide psychossocial support to those dealing with stress after losing homes during severe Tropical Cyclone Gita in February this year.
 
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The Government of Kuwait has contributed $5 million to FAO's work to deliver emergency agricultural interventions and improve food security and nutrition in Yemen which is facing the world's largest food security crisis.

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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, wednesday disclosed that the cash transfer programme involving the recovered $322 million Abacha loot will be stringently monitored to ensure transparency.

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Today’s mood is festive in the village of Bachatt Ould Boughrou, in the district of Moughataa de Mbout in southern Mauritania, one of the country’s poorest administrative departments. Moustapha and Hawa, two social outreach workers...

Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, on Monday emphasized that "this is no time to be complacent," while introducing a report of the secretary-general on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

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