BLOG:  Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar discussed their companion bills to cancel all student debt in the United States. Unlike the plan put forward by Senator Elizabeth Warren, which limits debt cancellation for...

BLOG: Over eight years of destructive conflict has taken a heavy toll on Syria’s economy. Massive internal displacement, emigration and mortality have greatly weakened the population, out of which more than half are estimated to be...

Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought. The countries benefitting include Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso...

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs will propose that the Government reduce the eligible age for social welfare benefits from 80 to 75. Việt Nam has over 11 million senior citizens and 6.5 million people with...

The number of women benefiting from the government's social and economic support service has so far reached 400,000, while TL 40 million has been allocated to 22 million women within the scope of the half-day work allowance. Women...

Sri Lanka has the second-highest welfare coverage in Asia, albeit with low spending per person, while other forms of social protection are below par, the Asian Development Bank said.

However, Sri Lanka's spending on welfare...

A representante da Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (OPAS) no Brasil, Socorro Gross, afirmou no domingo (4) que o Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) representa uma conquista democrática para o país.

“O SUS é a...

A certification from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is the basic requirement for involuntarily laid-off employees who wish to apply for unemployment insurance, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Tuesday.

In a statement,...

BLOG: A need to manage waiting lists, rather than ensuring positive outcomes for tenant households, strongly influences social housing policy, newly published research finds. Since the large-scale post-war expansion to house working...

BLOG: About 80 percent of all social protection expenditure goes to the elderly in Kenya, who represent a paltry four percent of the country’s population, locking out a huge chunk of the needy from the safety net, a World Bank...

Romania’s tax system increases poverty especially for rural households and for families with children, as direct cash transfers to poor households are not large enough to compensate them for the burden of indirect taxes, according...

Rather than enshrining the retirement and re-employment ages of older workers in law, two researchers are calling for an overhaul to how these ages are determined to consider the healthier lifestyles today.

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