BLOG: Poland’s family allowance is not unique in Europe, but it represents a qualitative shift from the country’s welfare regime after the collapse of Communism, when the country rapidly transitioned to a market economy, dismantling...

BLOG: The recent Health Affairs article by Irene Papanicolas and colleagues entitled “The Relationship Between Health Spending And Social Spending In High-Income Countries: How Does The US Compare?” provides new and...

El Sistema Nacional de Cuidados presentó, este jueves 10, los Indicadores de la “Evaluación de calidad en centros de educación y cuidado infantil de Uruguay para niños y niñas de cero a tres años”, que serán aplicados por todos los...

 The government is advised to refine the implementation of the 90-day maternity leave from 2021 so that it will be beneficial to both employers and workers. National Council of Women’s Organisations (NCWO) President Prof Tan Sri Dr...

BLOG: On October 14, Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer were announced as the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. In this extract from their forthcoming book, Good Economics for Hard Times, Banerjee and...

BLOG: It is arguably not an exaggeration to say that stunting is a mainstay approach to judging the ill-health of children and cumulative under-investment in childhood. Recently, though, a number of  thought-provoking papers (Leroy...

All around the world, from small-town Illinois in the US to Rochdale in England, from Perth, Australia, to Dumka in northern ...

President lenín moreno is facing his biggest crisis since he was elected two and a half years ago to clean up the mess left by his populist predecessor, Rafael Correa. The country is in turmoil....

 (OPINION): One of the proposals of Budget 2020 to raise the maternity leave duration to 3 months seems to have raised the ire of many people. Some are for it and some do not see the rationale behind it. Social media has been ablaze...

The  government  intends to dedicate at least 1 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from a low of 0.4 percent to the social protection sector. The  Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary (CS), Ukur  Yatani...

A social protection centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims has received US$150,000 from the government of the Republic of Korea’s Gyeonggi Province to upgrade its facility.The project aims at creating a fresh, comfortable...