Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations on Tuesday, in a momentous victory for a...

The World Bank has granted an additional sum of 35 Billion cfa francs to the Safety Net Project to enable it realize its objectives that include amongst others to alleviate poverty and vulnerability in communities that are host to...

The World Bank approved an International Development Association (IDA)  package of $15 million today to support an expanded and enhanced social safety nets system to improve access to basic services in targeted poor communities....

With the Board’s approval on May 14 of AF4 (US$200 million), IDA’s total contribution towards ECRP has reached US$860 million dollars.  

Violent conflict, mass displacement and multiple shocks over...

“Besides earning some income, this short-term job opportunity planting and picking strawberries allowed me to improve my skills in planting. With this experience, I am now ready to work in any farm and hope that I will find another...

The United States of America has joined the Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Honorable Cynthia Morrison, to launch guidelines and regulations to strengthen the Ghanaian social welfare system.

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The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$400 million in grants for Yemen to address rising rates of malnutrition and to contribute towards maintaining basic health, water and sanitation services for the Yemeni...

The Brazilian government is preparing to launch a new low-income housing program by July with fewer subsidies, newspapers Folha de S. Paulo and Valor Economico reported on Wednesday. The plan comes as a current housing subsidy...

The Government of Canada and Métis Nation have taken significant action to ensure Métis people have greater...

Asian pension systems are facing major challenges. The region is experiencing seismic demographic changes, with rapidly aging populations and declining birthrates. But investment returns are relatively low due to geopolitical...

L'Association internationale de la sécurité sociale (AISS) a remis son prix des bonnes pratiques en Europe aux institutions belges, pour la...

El presidente de la República, Lenín Moreno, presentó este miércoles en Quito la ampliación y profundización de la Misión “Mis Mejores Años”, con lo que atenderá y promoverá el ejercicio de derechos a 500.000 adultos mayores en...