Less than 15 percent of eligible minors in Germany have recently benefited from the government's welfare program, according to a study published by the German umbrella welfare association Paritaetische Wohlfahrtsverband on Tuesday....

The BOMA Project is under the Feed the Future Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity. The Activity, which is implemented by ACDI/VOCA in consortium with Mercy Corps, The BOMA Project, and Smart Regional Consultants, is part of the Feed the Future...

(BLOG): Toward the end of last year, 97 Beijing-based food delivery drivers sued a number of takeout platforms and two dispatch companies for wage arrears and nonpayment of social insurance. Not long after, one of the dispatch...

(OPINION): As soon as he switches off one of the two numbers on his dual sim smartphone, Ajay Kumar’s employer changes—and he does so four times a day, depending on which locality he is in. Kumar, who works as a driver with taxi...

Social workers in Uganda, and in many other places across the world, are building social services from the bottom-up and transforming state services to meet the aspirations of those they serve. The approach relates to the profession...

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will introduce an accident insurance scheme that will cover its registered residents, paying out up to KRW10 million (US$8,300) to victims of various accidents. According to a report by Korea...

BLOG: I grew up in Kiserian in Kajiado County, Kenya, an arid and marginalized environment where malnutrition and poverty were prevalent. I have seen how persistently women and children are the hardest hit by changing environmental...

Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday approved a $200 million loan to the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), according to a ...

Kazakhstan increased social spending 28 percent in the first eight months of 2019 over the same period 2018, reported Ranking.kz.The country spent 2.3 trillion tenge (US$5.9 billion) on social programmes from January to August and...

Es el principal resultado de la Tercera Reunión de la Conferencia Regional sobre Desarrollo Social de América Latina y el Caribe, encuentro convocado por la CEPAL, el Gobierno de México y el PNUD, que concluyó este jueves en...

BLOG: The topic of direct cash transfers to Guyanese households, paid for by projected oil revenues, has been in the news over the past few weeks, and seems set to become an issue on the Guyanese elections campaign trail. Will the...

The government has promised lifelong support to thousands of children under state protection. Family, Labor and Social Services Minister Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk said in response to a question that around 24,000 young people benefiting...