The Maternity Benefits Act 2017 backfired and lead to discrimination against women in the workplace. The government is now working on amendments to the legislation. The Centre is finding ways to not only cover more women under the...

OPINION: In a recent survey, some 80 percent of millennials are concerned that they won’t be able to receive any Social Security benefits upon retirement. The young adults I talk to at town hall meetings across the country...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 9 (DSWD-9) has continued its food assistance to farmers affected by the El Niño weather phenomenon in the region. Caminan said the beneficiaries from the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte,...

Egypt' Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly arrived on Friday at the operations room formed at the cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) to follow up the implementation of new transport fares in governorates after the...

BLOG: According to recent estimates, 258 million people in the world were living outside of their country of birth in 2017, up from a total of 161 million in 1990. That represents an increase of 60%. Under different...

Over three-quarters of the €1.7 billion budget for social protection in 2016 was spent on old age and health benefits, according to a comprehensive...

OPINION: Egypt continues implementing its reform program as the government is expected to lift the fuel subsidies after it has gradually cut them several times since 2014. 

In June 2018, Egypt raised fuel prices for the...

The uptake of pension among workers in the informal sector remains low what pension specialists have attributed to an...

Más de 200 mil estudiantes que antes recibían una beca de FONABE recibirán a finales de julio este beneficio, pero será desde el Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS), mediante un nuevo programa llamado Crecemos. La institución se alista para...

OPINION: The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a cash transfer programme that draws on major initiatives by two State governments, has a long way to go in terms of both its implementation and scope of coverage. Even as the cropping season...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Palestine has expanded its operations to reach an additional 12,000 non-refugees in Gaza facing deep poverty and severe food insecurity. The increase, which has been supported by new...

Environmental and humanitarian action is often understood as two different sectors. However, the lack of awareness regarding its intersections could lead to further long-term devastation. With the growing number of crises around the...