Dinsoor district communities have been affected by both insecurity and recurrent droughts, having a negative impact on purchase power and access to basic needs. The consecutive underperforming rains in the agro-pastoral area left...

A new study carried out in rural Kenya shows giving cash to the poor is the best way to help someone break the cycle of poverty. “In our case, trusting the poor to spend money on what’s best for them worked very well,” said Ted...

BLOG: For a long time, the majority of vulnerable groups in Uganda have received emotional, material and financial support from traditional social protection mechanisms, including family, kinship and the clan system. Specifically,...

Far from a distant threat, climate change is already a crisis, contributing to extreme weather events and more frequent and intense disasters, resulting in death and mass destruction, driving families from their homes, and...

BLOG: Any ‘just transition’ worth its name must square a circle along three dimensions: effective production, fair redistribution and political feasibility. The productive puzzle is about finding the most relevant technology for the...

Finland's new government has announced plans to give all parents the same parental leave, in a push to get fathers to spend more time with their children. Paid allowance will increase to a combined 14 months, which works out as 164...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has provided 4 500 drought-affected pastoral households in the Somali region of Ethiopia with unconditional cash transfers to meet their immediate needs and invest in...

El director general del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Zoé Robledo, negó este martes que se haya reducido el límite de salarios mínimos, de 25 a 10, en las pensiones de los trabajadores que cotizan bajo el régimen de...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with support from the Government of Germany, will improve the system of social services for families in eastern Ukraine. Last week, UNICEF signed memoranda with ten communities in Donetsk...

BLOG: In South Korea, the number of men taking paternity leave jumped from 1,402 in 2011 to 22,297 in 2019, when the maximum length increased from one year to two years as a household with two working parents are able to take one-...

Ambitious plans set out in 2018 are progressing, albeit with problems still to be resolved, while the government is expected to introduce legislation enacting the EU’s IORP II directive – more than a year after the deadline passed...

Over 54 lakh beneficiaries in Andhra Pradesh received pensions at their doorstep on Saturday, delivered by an army of over four lakh volunteers. The initiative has been launched by Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy's government for...