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The COVID-19 pandemic represents a huge...

We have many long-acknowledged duties to our children – to provide them with the best possible start in life and the hope for a bright future. In 2019, the World Bank estimated that nearly 60% of children born today will be, at best...

8-5-5… Trois chiffres qui ont permis aux vendeuses de rue de Lomé, aux couturières ou aux cuisinières de continuer à nourrir leurs enfants au plus fort de la pandémie de Covid-19. En composant ce numéro sur leur téléphone mobile,...

As part of Team Europe's response to COVID-19 in Malawi, the European Union has allocated €39 million to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will address the increasing needs of vulnerable parts of...

Rehana is 21. She left her village outside Rangpur to come to Dhaka three years ago because her cousin, who worked in a garment factory, told her there were plenty of opportunities in the city. Rehana admired her cousin’s confidence...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called Morocco a “success story” for its innovative solutions to expand social protections amid the COVID-19 crisis. In the October edition of its Regional Economic Outlook report, the IMF...

Today, the Government of Honduras, with support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched “Single Voucher” (Bono Unico), an innovative social protection program aimed at supporting the most vulnerable population...

Over 500,000 informal sector workers who were classified as “unserved” during the implementation of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act 1, may soon benefit from the next round of emergency employment from the Department of Labor and...

Anyone who has come across any of my earlier blogs probably knows that I have a marginal preference for inclusive life-course approaches to social...

The Nobel-winning World Food Program is one of many agencies increasingly handing out cash rather than goods. But the international aid system still isn’t putting this powerful idea to its full potential.

The views,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for well-functioning social protection systems in the region as never before. A new UN report released Thursday reveals that despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in...

As the poorest country in Europe and Central Asia and one of the most remittance-reliant nations in the world, the Republic of Tajikistan has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic: 41 per cent of families have...