Yemen’s children are growing up in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. UNICEF is on the ground, working with partners to provide health care, nutrition, safe water, education and more. After nearly five years of conflict, Yemen...

Can president Emmanuel Macron reform the French pensions system? As French unions and workers are marching across France in opposition to the reform project for the sixth day of a renewable strike that some hope will be 'unlimited...

BLOG: Despite their effectiveness at preventing homelessness and increasing housing stability, voucher programs are falling short of their promise. Though originally conceived as a way to help low-income households (disproportionaly...

The White House and Congress have reportedly come to a tentative agreement for establishing twelve weeks of paid parental leave to all federal workers. While Democrats and Republicans alike have introduced legislation to address...

The heavily criticised Universal Credit system will be shaken up in the new year, along with other changes to benefits. The Department for Work and Pensions' freeze on benefits will end in April 2020, as previously revealed, and...

OPINION: The European Union is undoubtedly a good place to work – certainly compared with many other regions of the world – however, there is always room for improvement. One area where Europe needs to address shortcomings are...

The risks are mounting that countries will not make good on recently adopted pension reforms, despite the urgency created by the accelerated aging of the world’s population, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

BLOG: On December 5, 2019, the Trump Administration finalized a harmful rule that will take food assistance away from over 700,000 people struggling to find or sustain work, and require millions more to report their hours of work...

BLOG: Abhijit remembers walking into a meeting at the EU headquarters and immediately noticing that this was very different from the ones he was used to. No suits, no ties, no high heels; lined faces, scruffy winter jackets, and...

BLOG: Using India’s Public Distribution System (PDS) as a case study, new research shows social transfers may reduce labour supply, but increase wages. (...) A common belief about social transfers is that they make their recipients...

OPINION: President Donald Trump is tightening the requirements to obtain minimal assistance to stave off hunger, reducing the number of people who are exempt from work requirements. In Washington state, it will make life harder for...

OPINION: Universal health coverage (UHC) has gained momentum across the globe in recent years, especially after the United Nations began promoting it as one of its health targets under the Sustainable Development Goals to be...