Nearly three-quarters of the world lives without access to wider social protection (social welfare) systems, and many who do often experience disempowering systems and structures.

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government has set aside a sum of J$8.2 million to be spent on strengthening their capacity to better cater to the needs of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) for this year.

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The "safety net" is a phrase that you hear a lot in politics, but most people probably don't encounter real safety nets often in their daily lives, so maybe it's worth remembering what they're used for: allowing people to do things...

A União Nacional dos Trabalhadores Angolanos - Central Sindical (UNTA-CS) e a Central Geral dos Sindicatos Independentes e Livres de Angola (CGSILA) realizam de 13 a 15 de janeiro, em Luanda, um seminário sobre “protecção social e...

Cabo Verde e São Tomé e Príncipe vão rubricar, o mais tardar em julho, um protocolo de cooperação bilateral nos domínios da segurança social, proteção à infância, formação profissional e administração do trabalho. Estas áreas foram...

Cabo Verde e São Tomé e Príncipe vão rubricar, o mais tardar em julho, um protocolo de cooperação bilateral nos domínios da segurança social, proteção à infância, formação profissional e administração do trabalho. Estas áreas foram...

Overseas Development Institute report lays bare the money that governments will have to find to meet health, education and social security ambitions.

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At first glance, China might seem unlikely to offer useful health care lessons to many other countries. Its health system exists within a unique geopolitical context: a country of more than 1.3 billion people, occupying a huge,...

Egypt signed with the World Bank Friday a $400 million agreement for a project set to benefit 1.5 million poor Egyptian families.

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GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO report shows that 56 per cent of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential health-care services – more than double the figure in urban areas, where 22 per cent are not...

Opinions about the role of fertilizer subsidies in spurring agricultural development in Ghana have fluctuated significantly over the years...

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); the Government of Liberia (GOL) and the World Bank (WB), Wednesday commenced a 3-day discussion on the harmonization of the Social Cash Transfer (SCT) programme implementation plan in...