BLOG: In recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Development Pathways is launching the 2019 edition of our Disability Benefit Database – a unique inventory of tax-financed disability benefits in low- and...

BLOG: In 1983, facing the pending depletion of the Social Security Trust Fund, Congress boosted the age at which future recipients would be eligible for full Security benefits. Those aged 45 at the time would see a two-month...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday that it has approved a 400 million U.S. dollars policy-based loan to support the Philippine government's efforts to reduce the number of out-of-school and unemployed young Filipinos...

BLOG: With so many women in Congress, the nation looked closer than ever to affordable child care and paid family leave. So far, nothing. We found out why.

OPINION: After years of austerity, a number of Eurozone countries are now considering expansionary fiscal policies. And in the U.K., government spending is set to return to levels last seen in the 1970s. But austerity abounds...

BLOG: Un nuevo informe de la CEPAL asegura que superar la pobreza en la región va más allá del crecimiento económico y debe incluir políticas redistributivas y fiscales que promuevan el verdadero bienestar entre los ciudadanos en...

En la conmemoración del Día Internacional de las Personas con Discapacidad, declarado en 1992 por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas, el Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social destaca el desarrollo de aspectos principales...

The Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabur Al Doseri, expressed Bahrain's keenness to respect ans promote the rights of disabled persons, based on the Kingdom's historical and civilizational heritage that is...

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved $22.5 million in additional funding for the Poverty Reduction Fund, one of the Lao PDR Government’s main vehicles to address rural poverty. The additional funding will...

When young mother Silvia Barrera brings her son to the community health centre in Tomalá, Honduras, she is one of many parents who pay close attention to her child’s growth. “The last time he weighed five kilos, now he weighs six,”...

Prime Minister Youth Affairs Programme (PMYAP) has worked out its first comprehensive “Social Protection” programme aimed to provide social security and legal aid to the youth facing community issues and conflicts.

BLOG: The gasoline price hike of November 15 triggered widespread and violent protests in Iranian cities. Three days later the government implemented an increase in the amount of cash transfers to compensate for the price increase...