The Czech government has approved an increase in parental benefits, due to take effect from January 2020. In a press release from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, it was announced this week that parents of newborns and...

OPINION: Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said. Pakistani Prime...

Immigrant families, including U.S. citizens, are avoiding certain safety net programs because of a "chilling effect" tied to a controversial proposal to tighten the country's standards for granting green cards and temporary visas,...

The German Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Hubertus Heil, presented his reform to supplement the German basic pension on Wednesday.

According to the draft law, a pension supplement is planned from...

Delegates at the World Health Assembly adopted three resolutions today on universal health coverage (UHC). These resolutions focus on primary health...

BLOG: For the next four decades, at least three million people are expected to enter Pakistan’s workforce each year. By 2050, the country may end up with as many as 181 million people needing jobs. Not only will these people need...

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that institutionalizes a cash transfer program that aims to address poverty and to improve the...

Examinée par les députés depuis le début de la semaine, la loi d’orientation des mobilités entre dans la dernière ligne droite. En tant qu’acteurs désormais majeurs de la mobilité...

“Actualmente el Sistema de Cuidados a través de Instituto del Niño y el Adolescente del Uruguay (INAU) atiende a 60.000 niñas y niños en 500 centros. La proyección al año 2021, en relación al año 2015 es que habrá 12.000 niños más...

The World Bank-funded project would be extended to the North West and South West Regions. The technical follow up committee charged with implementation of a World Bank-funded poverty alleviation project in the poorest communities in...

The Indian law offers benefits to female employees with its Maternity Benefit Act. According to the Act, female workers are entitled to a maximum of 26 weeks of maternity leave. Out of these 26 weeks, eight weeks leave is post-natal...

BLOG:  Emerging market economies have enjoyed good growth in recent decades but are still far from closing gaps in living standards with advanced economies. Emerging markets also need growth to be shared by everyone, particularly by...