OPINION: Technology has advanced enormously in the 30 years since the introduction of the first Children Act, which shaped the UK’s system of child safeguarding. Today a computer-generated analysis – “machine learning” that produces...

Kenya has released 8.74 billion shillings (87.4 million U.S. dollars) for payment to beneficiaries including elderly, orphans and people with disability who enrolled in the cash transfer programs. Nelson Marwa, principal secretary...

UNICEF is in Madagascar, working to put an end to child labor and exploitation. Help UNICEF give Malagasy children the childhood they deserve. In Madagascar's southern region, many children spend their days at the mica mines —...

Official figures quietly released this week show fewer than half the UK’s pensioners get the full state pension, prompting renewed fears over widespread old age poverty. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) data revealed that...

Record-keeping by hand is back at this “automated” fair price shop in Bangur, a dense Kolkata suburb, ever since its electronic point-of-sale (ePoS) machine broke down and had to be sent for repair.

A meeting is currently going on (November 12 to 13) among over 25 experts from the ministries of economic planning, finance, social development, health, youth and gender in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. The objective of the...

OPINION: The German government has patted itself on the back. According to Christian Democratic Party (CDU) leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the basic pension model agreed upon by the CDU, Christian Social Union (CSU), and Social...

BLOG: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have fused two major presidential campaign issues — housing and climate change — in a $172 billion policy proposal released Thursday. The proposal aims to...

BLOG: Providing poor Indian women with more control of their potential wages increased labour force participation and led to more progressive gender norms. We conducted a large-scale experiment in partnership with government and...

INTERVIEW: Earlier this week, we spoke with economist Tim Bartik of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research about his new book on economic development incentives. In that conversation, we covered the dramatic growth in...

Basic income has entered mainstream political discussion in India like nowhere else in the world. This is the story of how that happened. 

In the past decade, many prominent Indian economists have put...

SEND GHANA has appealed to government to fast track the release of social protection funds to prevent undue delays. Addressing the media at a press conference in Accra, the Deputy Country Director of SEND GHANA, Mr. Emmanuel Ayifah...