Many developing countries have responded to COVID-19 with travel restrictions, lockdowns and curfews to protect the health of citizens and fragile health systems. But with measures to support livelihoods lagging behind, women and...

Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last three decades has increased gender equality, notably in employment. With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, however, necessary public health measures have put these gains in...

US employees are concerned about safety, others have caregiving responsibilities and some are using their job loss as an opportunity to find other work.

Around 40 km outside Cape Town, Leebah Bessick wipes sweat from her forehead as she digs a pitchfork into the earth at a neighbourhood community garden. It’s an unseasonably hot day here at Blackheath Secondary School and even a...

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In recent years, governments across the continent have expanded...

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Almost 89 per cent of the neo-literate women were aware of...

As the second wave of Covid-19 infections stretches out and spreads across the country, policymakers will need to use food and cash transfers to help out the most vulnerable sections of society. While the government has stayed away...

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We need to provide opportunities and means to make this possible...

Speaking at the board of governors meeting, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa said the region can emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic even stronger than before by addressing climate, inequality, infrastructure, regional cooperation and...

Forty-eight per cent of all young people in Jordan are unemployed, according to a statement issued by the Jordan Labour Watch (JLW) of the Phenix Centre for Economics and Informatics Studies on Labour Day.

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Every year, thousands of workers are misled and abused in all kinds...

The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and Star Fintech are aiming to assist 1,400 people under a Mother and Early Childhood Grant targeting two districts in Attapeu and Savannakhet provinces.