The world is about to miss a key deadline for ensuring universal education, the United Nations has warned. World leaders agreed in 2015 that by 2030 all girls and boys should be able to complete free quality primary and secondary...

BLOG: The prime duty of the state and the governments running the state affairs is to promote the wellbeing of the people by pursuing policies aimed at poverty alleviation and providing safety nets for the vulnerable sections of the...

Pakistan has made commitment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it is aiming to increase spending on the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to 0.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on an annual basis, reveals...

While money transfers are one of the most effective methods of aid assistance following a natural disaster, getting money into the hands of affected people can be a slow and complicated process. This led Oxfam Australia to trial blockchain technology...

OPINION: Democratic candidates for president including ...

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will also launch its own poverty reduction and welfare Ehsaas Program side by side with that of the federal government. The program will be implemented in close coordination with the Federal...

The economic wellbeing of the impecunious strata will be ensured by the incumbent government as the development of...

Sweden, Norway and Iceland offer the most family-friendly policies of all 41 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and European Union...

OPINION: Instead of widening the scope of the ESI scheme –scheme that delivers a measure of protection against...

OPINION: How the pension system should function has emerged as a key issue in the House of Councillors election. How do people plan for their lives in old age based on their pension benefits? It is hoped that this will serve as an...

Self-Employed Artists have been promised “breathing space” as part of a new scheme that will allow unemployed creatives to focus on their own work for 12 months rather than taking part in normal jobseeker activities. The scheme is...

Less than one in three new fathers take paternity leave, a study has found.

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