China has seen progress in social welfare and charities work in 2018, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Thursday. 

More than 10 million disabled people in financial difficulties and more than 11...

President Rodrigo Duterte has expanded leave benefits for working new mothers, a move that could bring more women to the workforce in a nation with the least female participation in Southeast Asia.
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A new study indicates that poverty has dropped by 19% among recipients of senior citizen grants. The survey also shows that expenditure in households, which senior citizens, who receive the grants, has improved by 33%.

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Pensioners can again look forward to an inflation-linked increase in their social grants this year.

The government spending on social grants will increase to R567 billion.

The...

The UK and Irish Governments have guaranteed the continued payment of pensions, child benefit and other social welfare payments if the UK crashes out of the EU.

Thousands of people living in the Republic...

Japan has announced its contribution of US$10.6 million to fight malnutrition, improve livelihoods and increase resilience to natural disasters in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan. This is part of...

A generous contribution of US$13 million (¥1.44 billion) from the Government of Japan enhanced WFP’s provision of life-saving assistance through food and cash transfers to more than 675,000 people across Afghanistan. This...

Somalia has experienced recurring droughts since 2015. Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have resulted in loss of livestock and food insecurity.

After a fierce war broke out between two neighbouring...

A partir del próximo mes de julio, las 211.000 becas otorgadas por el Fondo Nacional de Becas (FONABE) del Ministerio de Educación Pública pasarán a ser administradas por el Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS) mediante un nuevo...

El Gobierno transfirió este mes casi tres millones de dólares para financiar medicamentos de alto costo, así como tratamientos y diagnósticos para quienes no pueden pagar. “Me sobran los dedos de una mano para nombrar países que...

The BJP-led government in Tripura will continue with all 30 of the pension schemes introduced by the previous Left Front government that is benefiting 4,05,175 people.

This was disclosed by state social...

Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani has said the success of Kenya’s cash transfer program to the most vulnerable people and communities has become a case study in social welfare.

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