Two-thirds of children in sub-Saharan Africa face all manners of hardship. These include poor living conditions, low educational outcomes, high levels of malnutrition and often high risks of exposure to different forms of violence. ...

Luigi Di Maio’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement won a surprising electoral victory in March 2018 after promising to give poor Italians a “citizens’ income” and a path into the workforce in a country with perennially high...

The reasons for farmers’ approval of DBT — over the earlier system of manual distribution, where subsidy was paid to companies once their dispatched...

(BLOG): Pensions and retirement income issues do not play a large role in the 2019 federal election party platforms. The shared assumption is that existing arrangements are working...

(OPINION):  President Rodrigo Duterte likes to invoke the welfare of children whenever he justifies his brutal war on drugs. In his ...

“The minimum wage and pensions are increasing, while the self-employment program is gaining pace,”...

(BLOG): Soon after she broke up with her boyfriend in 2016, Zou Xiaoqi discovered she was pregnant. She decided to have the baby on her own.“Although I’m not against marriage, I feel that to get married, you have to have sufficient...

Burundi Minister of Human Rights, Social and Gender Affairs, Mr. Martin Nivyabandi, launched a strong appeal to all Burundians to make rural women’s Day, celebrated on October 15 of each year, the expression of recognition and...

Governments around the world are allowing big tech companies to take over welfare systems, harming the poorest members of society with little accountability, the UN will warn this week. In a scathing ...

BLOG: Most of the poor people in urban areas remain deprived of the government’s social protection benefits. Only 17.84 percent of the poor people living in towns and cities receive support from social safety schemes, whereas 35.77...

One of the most valuable and overlooked workplace benefits is disability insurance. According to the Social Security Administration, one in four Americans will be disabled at some point during their lives. This could be due to an...