BLOG: Odes Arinanye was living in abject poverty with the four children under her care in Kyaka II refugee settlement in western Uganda. The 59-year-old widow did not have a proper lighting system in her home, or a mobile phone to...

BLOG: The shrinking demographic dividend and managing an ageing population are now major challenges to China’s economic development. According to the most recent population projections released by the Population Division of the...

The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry plans to introduce stricter rules for job applicants as of July within its effort to reduce long-term unemployment and find jobs for handicapped job applicants, according to the draft amendment...

The labor ministry plans to urge companies from April 2021 to ensure jobs are available for workers until the age of 70, it was learned Wednesday. The ministry will also require large companies with over 300 workers to publish the...

OPINION - I’m also a migrant. After finishing high school, I was lucky to receive a French Government scholarship to study in France. Having trod the migration path myself, I’m keen to debunk the myths that have arisen around the...

BLOG: ILOSTAT data shows how employment prospects for disabled people vary around the world. Even though the findings are limited since many nations don’t collect or publish these statistics, they highlight wide disparities in the...

BLOG: On a recent visit to India, I noticed a few kids frolicking on the streets of New Delhi. Kumari (name changed), who was playing with her younger brothers, looked like any other six-year-old—except she was 11. A stunted child,...

VIDEO: As strikes continue in France over pension reform, we focus on the situation in the United States. US pensions are based on a public pay-as-you-go system, which is managed at the federal level and is much less generous than...

OPINION: Over the past decade, inequality has become one of the most complex and vexing challenges in the global economy. The good news is we have tools to address these issues, provided we have the will to do so. Despite the...

Let us imagine that, after his retirement from active political life in 1890, Otto von Bismarck would have spent the last one hundred and thirty years lecturing and researching on social policy across the world. Most recently, he...

En noviembre de 2019, por invitación del Consejo Nacional de la Persona Envejeciente (CONAPE) tuvimos la oportunidad de conocer los avances en la atención de las personas mayores. En este artículo deseamos compartir nuestra...

Health and social care services in England have traditionally been funded, administered and accessed separately – with health provided for free at the point of use through the National Health Service (NHS) and social care through...