With millions of families facing a catastrophic loss of income due to the coronavirus, 85 leading social policy academics from LSE and universities across the UK, have signed a letter calling on the Chancellor to raise Child Benefit...

Entre las medidas que han tomado los Gobiernos de muchos países de América Latina y el Caribe ante la rápida expansión del coronavirus COVID19está el cierre de las escuelas y, por ende, la suspensión de los programas de alimentación...

Migrant workers in Qatar who are in quarantine or undergoing treatment will receive full salaries, the government has announced. Qatar has announced 781 confirmed coronavirus cases - the highest in the Arab Gulf region - and two...

Los ministros de Economía, Martín Guzmán, y de Desarrollo Productivo, Matías Kulfas, anunciaron esta tarde un paquete de medidas para proteger la producción y el empleo, garantizar el abastecimiento en sectores esenciales y...

As governments in Europe react to the rapid spread of the coronavirus through wide-reaching measures, they must not forget that a large proportion of their population is living with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are not...

Now that almost all of Africa’s 54 countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus, one thing is certain: The pandemic will have drastic consequences in Africa, especially in the many countries that still have poor public...

The European Committee of Social Rights published its latest conclusions regarding the rights of women, children, families and migrants on 24.03.2020. The Committee is the body responsible for monitoring compliance in the States...

The Spanish flu was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, claiming up to 50 million lives worldwide between 1918 and 1919. It has many parallels with the current coronavirus and the international community would do...

The economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus is testing America’s safety net, and the people holding it aloft are feeling the strain.

The Florida Department of Children and Families is helping families keep food on the table during the coronavirus pandemic. The department said it moved to temporarily increase all Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)...

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

El Presidente Sebastián Piñera promulgó este lunes la ley que establece el pago de un bono extraordinario a las familias y beneficios para las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas, para proteger al 60% de la población más vulnerable...