Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Labor-intensive public works (LIPW) programs are a popular policy intended to provide temporary employment opportunities to vulnerable populations through work-intensive projects, such as the development and maintenance of local infrastructure, that do...
Africa, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Tunisia
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
A single grandmother in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, says she barely ate in December after the government of Nunavut slashed her daughter's income assistance. For two months, the family's food allowance was cut down because of poor school attendance — which she...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
From paid paternity leave to universal daycare, Finland is closing the gender gap. What can it teach the rest of the world?
America, United States, Europe, Finland
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The article flags issues of how gender inequality and stereotypes (decisions about cash tend to be made by men in a family) are crucial to ensure improved nutrition for the young child. How Cash transfer instead of food rations is a bad idea. Author:...
Monday, August 21, 2017
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) is to roll out a programme dubbed “Operation get off Street now for better Life” to empower kayayei, hawkers and beggars for better life. The Ministry would be providing them with basic...
Friday, August 18, 2017
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration has set aside more than Rp 67 trillion (US$5.014 billion) from the 2017 draft budget for social assistance through various programs, ahead of the 2019 presidential and legislative elections. From the...