The Monrovia Alternative Care facility of SOS Children’s Villages Liberia received (19) more children on Wednesday, 7 March, 2018. These children were recommended to SOS Liberia by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
In a bid to address the multiple challenges Mozambique faces to support particularly vulnerable groups and reduce extreme poverty and food insecurity, a three-year Joint Programme on Social Protection has been launched together with the United Nations system”.With a budget of $18 million, the programme is intended to support the Mozambican government’s capacity to carry out the second phase of the National Basic Social Security Strategy, and to make its action plans operational.
Mogadishu, 30 January 2018 - One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response. Today, the country is marking a turning point toward ending the cycle of recurring humanitarian crises.
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 poverty line at the end of 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Achieving universal health coverage is integral to the central pledge of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “leave no one behind”. Meeting this target is about more than just having enough resources to incrementally expand health coverage to the entire population. This Brief provides policy makers with evidence-based advice on how to design and implement balanced and integrated policy solutions for universalism in the health sector and beyond, in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals.
This research investigates the barriers which low-income and vulnerable families with children face in accessing poverty-targeted social assistance (Targeted Social Assistance, TSA and the State Child Allowance, SCA2) and special social services. It focuses on children living in households, rather than those residing in institutions. Moreover, with respect to special social services, the study primarily covers children with disabilities and those with limited capacities.
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (18 January 2018) — Together with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and representatives of development partners, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Wencai Zhang attended the Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) in Dhaka on 17 January 2018. As a keynote speaker of the opening session, he reaffirmed ADB’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and assisting the country in fulfilling its growth aspirations.
Join the second workshop on Actuarial Work for Social Security for Russian-speaking professionals.
Are you undertaking or supervising actuarial work within social security? Do you work or you plan to work with actuarial valuation, investment issues, operational control and risk management that need actuarial input?
To exchange experiences and solutions on these important issues, join this ISSA Academy workshop and tap into the expertise of the ISSA and its member organizations.
A British born Jamaican and now Senegalese entrepreneur Saadiya Sy has recently initiated a project called Attaya Attire. The project is expected to create an environment where economic growth and poverty reduction will be promoted through enhancing productive capacity and social protection of young women in the country.