More than 2,130,000 pensioners will receive an increase of 5.7 percent on their pensions from today - 1 July. The change is in compliance with the Social Insurance Code provided for by all pension...

El presidente de la República, Lenín Moreno, anunció el incremento de medidas de protección para las personas adultas mayores en situación de pobreza como parte de la Misión “Mis Mejores Años”, evento que se desarrolló en la...

Jamaica is among five countries chosen by the World Food Programme (WFP) to serve as a model for the Caribbean in disaster response coordination. He said that the WFP, along with international development consulting firm Oxford...

OPINION: The Bihar Government on June 14 launched the Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna (MVPY), an old-age pension scheme that targets people above 60 years of age. The scheme brought under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)...

BLOG: South Africa introduced a child support grant 21 years ago in 1998, four years after the advent of democracy. The grant has been a human rights milestone and a mark of progress in the full realisation of children's rights. It...

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on July 1 approved a $50 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Strengthening the Social Protection System Project in Uzbekistan. The project will...

“La implementación de la ley n.º 19122, sobre acciones afirmativas para afrodescendientes, permitió que el 20 %...

The World Bank approved new funding of $500 million for three years to help Egypt strengthen the country's social safety nets, the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation said Wednesday. The new financing is aimed to...

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...

BLOG: The idea of free cash for all may seem too good to be true, but a growing number of high-profile people — from Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang to tech billionaire Elon Musk — say universal basic income, or UBI, may...

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...