The 30th Meeting of the Heads of CARICOM Social Security Organisations opened on Tuesday at the Guyana Marriott, with a call from Minister of Education, Dr. Nicolette Henry, for Social Security Schemes to remain relevant by...

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) and various corporate social responsibility programs alone will not address income inequality in the Philippines, according to the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC).In its annual State of the People...

A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like...

Turkey has achieved progress in eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities and addressing the needs of vulnerable groups, a senior official said on July 15. Speaking at the High-Level Political Forum on...

Statistics Indonesia (BPS) reported on Monday that the disparity of poverty levels between urban and rural areas remained very high as...

BLOG:  Advocacy group Parents At Work says Australia's approach to paid parental leave "requires an urgent rethink from both government policymakers and employers". The organisation's founder Emma Walsh told ABC Radio National's...

As Egypt’s poor fall between the anvil of low income and the hammer of price hikes, social protection programs become increasingly deemed as a vehicle for ensuring social and political stability. To this end, the Egyptian...

The government will deploy new social welfare attachés (SWAs) abroad to extend assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) based on a new law...

Un estudio advierte que los apoyos sociales en América Latina no siempre ayudan a superar la pobreza y, ante la falta de un método para medir su alcance y resultados, podrían terminar alentando la economía informal. ...

Opinion: The world has made impressive strides in reducing extreme poverty, but that progress has slowe dconsiderably in recent years. The good news is that inequality between all people worldwide has declined since 1990, mirroring...

OPINION: It’s time for dads to shoulder the nappy bag. In some ways, gender equality has come a long way in the last 50 years or so. It might seem...

Raising wage floors is one way to reduce inequality and stimulate recovery in Europe. A big uplift in the Spanish minimum wage this year provides a test bed. The Socialist-led Spanish government which emerged last summer approved by...