Rwanda has started a process to revise social protection scheme (ubudehe) after recurrent complaints of citizens who blame local government authorities for ‘being corrupt’ in classification of citizens according to their social...

Belarus and Poland signed a social security agreement during an official visit of a Belarusian parliamentary delegation headed by Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich to Warsaw, BelTA learned from the Labor...

A round-table of experts agreed that possessing correct data about citizens empowers a nation to protect them and provide assistance that is targeted and approachable. Social welfare is not a result of isolation, but the combined...

The Narendra Modi government’s PM-KISAN scheme, which will enable cash transfers to small and marginal farmers, will be headed by a chief executive officer (CEO) and the programme will run on a centralized software platform with...

The passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act provided many more Americans access to health insurance, but Obamacare’s legacy goes beyond medicine. According to new research, greater access to health insurance also leads to a...

The construction of PMAY-G houses has been expedited from September 2018, and till date 1,35,356 houses have been completed. The State Panchayat & Rural Development (P&RD) have organized problem-solving melas in every...

State benefit to subsidize living expenses for people between jobs hit an all-time high of 625.6 billion won ($557.2 million) in January in South Korea amid worsening job situation. 

According to data released by the Ministry...

Finland is the first country to complete a nation-wide experiment on universal basic income. With the first results in, Finnish finance minister Petteri Orpo told EURACTIV.com that the largest parties in his country don’t support...

The southeastern Sindh Province of Pakistan has introduced one of the nation’s strictest measures against polio by enforcing the mandatory vaccination of all children enrolled at public and private schools.

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As the fragile peace in Yemen holds and with serious food insecurity concerns persisting, the European Union (EU) and FAO have announced new EU funding of €5.9 million ($6.7 million) to support the UN agency's work to build the...

De acuerdo con el Fondo de la ONU para la Infancia (UNICEF) y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT), uno de cada cinco niños del mundo, es decir 385 millones, vive con condiciones de pobreza extrema y el 45% del total de...

One of the government’s mega budget announcements, a ₹3,000 per month pension for unorganised sector workers once they turn 60, excludes those above the age of 40, doesn’t allow for children of subscribers to be made nominees, and...