BLOG: In this analytical essay for Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Equal Voice News, Sasha Abramsky looks at poverty in America in 2019, the interpretation of data and the preferable focus to best reflect reality and make progress for...

Abuja - The Senior Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Mrs. Mariam Uwais, Thursday inaugurated third party monitors for the National Social Safety Nets Project (NSSNP). The monitors were drawn from the civil society...

Unemployment, or informal work, may limit women’s access to social protection programs when they get older, according to the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). PIDS President Celia M. Reyes recently told the...

Beneficiaries of the Modi government’s flagship maternity benefit scheme are now having to contend with a serious stumbling block — women are eligible for a portion of the government cash transfer only if their...

BLOG: Here is how U.B.I. would work. A government would raise enough money, through taxes and cuts in existing social programs, to give every single legal resident under its roof a regular cash allowance. The payments would be made...

Stockton, California, has been giving some low-income residents a no-strings-attached check for $500 and tracking their spending and habits. The results: a noticeable improvement in their quality of life. New data released today...

Prélèvement à la source pour les particuliers employeurs, congé de proche aidant, lutte contre les impayés alimentaires, accroissement du rôle des Urssaf : le point sur les innovations du projet de loi de financement de la Sécurité...

Kenya has taken significant steps to place family-based care at the centre of its child protection system. This is a break from the decades-old practice of privately-run institutions providing institutional care for disadvantaged...

BLOG: Not a single Finnish province will record more births than deaths 15 years from now unless the birth rate rebounds from its current record-low level, indicates a much anticipated population forecast published...

Brazil is aiming to build a network of social workers nationwide to support people rescued from modern slavery, and help prevent would-be victims from being trafficked, a top prosecutor said. The social workers would be primed to...

Nguyễn Doãn Tú, general director of the Ministry of Health’s General Department for Population and Family Planning, spoke with Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper about changes to the number of children per family and the necessity...

Most Americans do not favor the guaranteed-cash proposal touted by 2020 presidential contender Andrew Yang, but other countries see universal basic income differently. Some 77% U.K. residents and 75% of Canadian residents back the...