People diagnosed with gender dysphoria in Japan are getting more support from social security, including the ability to have the names they usually go by printed on their health insurance cards and to get coverage for gender reassignment surgery under certain conditions.
The Malawi government has launched a four-year National Action Plan on Persons With Albinism aimed at ending atrocities against persons with albinism, and improving their social welfare.
For the past four years, the Southern African country has experienced barbaric attacks, including killing of persons with albinism, a development which has attracted intervention of international bodies such as the United Nations.
Lessons from pilot projects promoting just transition to greener economies in Asia-Pacific. These guidelines offer the ILO and its constituents a framework and practical tool to ensure that national and global efforts to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges also advance employment creation goals, social justice and fair transitions for workers, enterprises and communities on an equal footing.
For the year 2018, thanks to credits delegated by the Mission of the International Adoption of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Cooperation and Cultural Action Department of the Embassy of France in Haiti will spend 105,500 Euros to child protection actions.
La Comisión Europea (CE) anunció este jueves la concesión de un nuevo paquete de ayuda humanitaria de emergencia y desarrollo de 35,1 millones de euros para ayudar al pueblo venezolano, así como a los países vecinos afectados por la crisis socioeconómica de ese país.
The European Union (EU) made a contribution of €15 million to the Palestinian Authority payment of social allowances to poor families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to an EU press release. It will contribute to payments made to around 65,839 families of which 80% live in the Gaza Strip.
Some 70 new centers for emergency social services will be launched and developed nationwide by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), Reza Ja’fari, the director of Emergency Social Services Organization, has said.
In the aftermath of the Asian financial crises, the Indonesian government launched a subsidized rice program called RASKIN in 1998 to moderate the shocks of food price inflation and reduced employment to poor households. The program has been continued since then with an objective to provide food security to poor families and is currently the largest in-kind transfer in Indonesia. Using data from five rounds of the Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) covering the period of 1993–2014, this paper examines the impact of RASKIN on children’s health status.