OPINION: After weeks of intense, sometimes violent nationwide protests, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera has relented to demands to rewrite the Chilean Constitution. The protesters say they want a new constitution to address Chile...

BLOG: India has one of the highest paid maternity benefits for working women in the world. But that law means nothing to most women in the country. Just 49% of those eligible for the central government maternity benefits scheme...

BLOG: The number of Americans in the workforce who are over 64 years old has tripled over the past 30 years. Why it matters: Delayed retirement is a sign of health and affluence for some and a continued life of hardship for others....

OPINION: Social security payments have hit their lowest level since the launch of the welfare state, excluding millions from mainstream society and fuelling food bank use, according to research.

OPINION: Technology has advanced enormously in the 30 years since the introduction of the first Children Act, which shaped the UK’s system of child safeguarding. Today a computer-generated analysis – “machine learning” that produces...

Kenya has released 8.74 billion shillings (87.4 million U.S. dollars) for payment to beneficiaries including elderly, orphans and people with disability who enrolled in the cash transfer programs. Nelson Marwa, principal secretary...

UNICEF is in Madagascar, working to put an end to child labor and exploitation. Help UNICEF give Malagasy children the childhood they deserve. In Madagascar's southern region, many children spend their days at the mica mines —...

Official figures quietly released this week show fewer than half the UK’s pensioners get the full state pension, prompting renewed fears over widespread old age poverty. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) data revealed that...

Record-keeping by hand is back at this “automated” fair price shop in Bangur, a dense Kolkata suburb, ever since its electronic point-of-sale (ePoS) machine broke down and had to be sent for repair.

A meeting is currently going on (November 12 to 13) among over 25 experts from the ministries of economic planning, finance, social development, health, youth and gender in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. The objective of the...

OPINION: The German government has patted itself on the back. According to Christian Democratic Party (CDU) leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the basic pension model agreed upon by the CDU, Christian Social Union (CSU), and Social...

BLOG: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have fused two major presidential campaign issues — housing and climate change — in a $172 billion policy proposal released Thursday. The proposal aims to...