Estudos recentes mostram que o número de pessoas vivendo com a AIDS na África Subsaariana é maior em grupos com melhores condições socioeconômicas. No artigo recém-publicado pelo IPC-IG “O papel potencial das transferências sociais...

The Washington-based institution found that for every Sh1 spent on the programme, 73 cents go to the well-off, a situation that has consigned many elderly people to poverty. "Analysis of administrative data also shows that the...

Foreigners (including residents from Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong) working in China have been required to participate in the country’s social security system starting from 2011. While most regions have made it mandatory for...

El ministro de Desarrollo Humano e Inclusión Social y Presidente Ejecutivo del IMAS, Juan Luis Bermúdez, confirmó la mañana de este lunes la transferencia exitosa de ₡3,962 millones a 200.068 estudiantes quienes, hasta junio, recibieron una beca de...

OPINION: The Department of Agriculture’s four-paragraph announcement in the Federal Register of a “revision of categorical eligibility in the...

The social assistance system in Lithuania fails to meet the minimal consumption needs for poor residents, and a large share of those receiving social assistance become dependent, the country's National Audit Office says.

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The minister’s plan to tie such payments to the minimum essential standard of living is welcome and progressive, writes Paul Ginnell. Our social welfare system should ensure that everyone, at whatever stage in life and whether...

BLOG: Most of the time, when the government spends money, it doesn’t make that money back. But in a few relatively rare cases, government spending can actually pay for itself. And in those cases, spending can be more than a good...

Organized by the Permanent Executive Secretariat of the National Social Protection Commission (SEP / CNPS) in collaboration with the “Merankabandi” Social Sector Support Project, the workshop was aimed to urge journalists to take...

A Public Services Card (PSC) is a card issued to help you access a range of public services. It is usually issued when you are allocated a Personal Public Service (PPS) number, which everyone in Ireland needs in order to access social welfare benefits...

Blog: In a small community off the coast of Sierra Leone, Salamatou Bangura often struggled to feed her children. Though she worked long hours buying and selling seafood from the local fisherman in her village, until recently, it...

Según un informe del Sistema Nacional de Cuidados, 4.808 personas en situación de dependencia severa cuentan con un asistente personal y 5.554 fueron aceptadas para hacer uso de este servicio y pueden contratarlo cuando lo crean...