Sunday, February 11, 2018
Over 500,000 people will now receive their bi-monthly cash disbursements of Ksh 4000 shillings in March this year. Among the beneficiaries will include old people aged 70 and above, the severely disabled and orphans. These three groups have been...
Monday, February 5, 2018
The Czech Republic is named by the report as the country with the lowest inequality and at-risk-of-poverty rates in the EU and OECD, while its social spending as a share of GDP remains below the average and heavily focused on pensions.
Friday, February 2, 2018
The last full-fledged Budget of the current government was marked by an eye on the long term while addressing important concerns over the social safety net.
The commitment to a long-term build-out of the economy to enhance productivity and job...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- China lifted 12.89 million rural people out of poverty in 2017 as it progresses towards its target of eradicating poverty, official data showed Thursday.
There were still 30.46 million rural people living below the national...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Social security is a universally recognized human right. It is defined as an individual’s protection from risks associated with sickness, disability, maternity, employment injury, unemployment, old age, death, unaffordable health care and insufficient...
Friday, January 19, 2018
The Special Advisor to the President on Social Protection, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, says about 67 per cent of Nigerian population live below poverty line.