At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, new approaches to the provision of targeted social assistance based on the principles of transparency, justice and motivation for work were considered. The updated...

The conditional cash transfers given to poor families under the 12-year-old Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) have helped reduce poverty incidence and income inequality in the Philippines, hence should be emulated across the...

(BLOG): As part of the "Grand Bargain"  launched at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, donors committed to increasing the use of cash-based programming. While cash cannot meet all needs on the ground...

The new system of collection of SASSA social grants via the post office, retailers and ATMs is arduous for pensioners, a new study has found. Sassa ended its contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) in 2017 and signed a new...

Estonia is ready to help the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in digitalization issues, creating simple and transparent services for people. Estonian Ambassador to Ukraine Kaimo Kuusk said this at a meeting with Ukrainian...

A programme being run at more than 20 local authorities by PwC and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL) is introducing software robots to carry out repetitive tasks previously done manually, such as...

BLOG: In this analytical essay for Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Equal Voice News, Sasha Abramsky looks at poverty in America in 2019, the interpretation of data and the preferable focus to best reflect reality and make progress for...

Abuja - The Senior Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Mrs. Mariam Uwais, Thursday inaugurated third party monitors for the National Social Safety Nets Project (NSSNP). The monitors were drawn from the civil society...

Unemployment, or informal work, may limit women’s access to social protection programs when they get older, according to the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). PIDS President Celia M. Reyes recently told the...

Beneficiaries of the Modi government’s flagship maternity benefit scheme are now having to contend with a serious stumbling block — women are eligible for a portion of the government cash transfer only if their...

BLOG: Here is how U.B.I. would work. A government would raise enough money, through taxes and cuts in existing social programs, to give every single legal resident under its roof a regular cash allowance. The payments would be made...