UNICEF’s Hajati cash assistance is effective at keeping the most vulnerable children in Jordan in school and preventing drop out, a new study has shown. The programme supported 10,000 children in the 2018-19...

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The Social Affairs Ministry plans to establish children’s welfare centers in 111 regencies in Indonesia. The so-called Integrative Children Social Welfare Service Centers (PLKSAI) are to be established in five regencies of East Java...

Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a bill Sunday that raises the region’slowest unemployment compensation payment. The bill passed unanimously in both the House and Senate. The increase was the first in 17 years and comes long after...

Spending on social programmes accounted for the largest part of Kazakhstan’s government spending from January to April. Social assistance spending accounted for 27.6 percent of Kazakhstan’s $9.98 billion state expenditures during...

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Colette Roberts Risden, says the country’s social protection programmes are moving towards increasing the standard of living and income of the vulnerable, as a means...

Parliamentarians have called for reinforced monitoring and evaluation of the Rwf174.3 billion budget allocated to social protection in the fiscal year...

The Jordan Labour Watch (JLW) on Sunday praised the recent amendments made to the Social Security Law relating to servicemen, but in the same vein it “strongly” condemned other changes that might affect minimum levels of social...

Bridging the gap between students’ transition from school to work is critical for realizing education’s potential in reducing poverty. But if return on education is measured by labor market outcomes, then this link is clearly...

A new study shows UNICEF’s Hajati cash assistance is effective at keeping the most vulnerable children in Jordan...

Low-wage workers have considerably less access to employment insurance (EI) benefits than those with higher wages, a new report has found. The study, conducted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and released...