BLOG: El Programa Conjunto de la ONU sobre el VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) denunció este lunes que unos 100 millones de personas han caído en la pobreza extrema debido al pago de asistencia sanitaria y que más de 930 millones – alrededor del...

The expansion of all-day care for primary school children in Germany would be self-financing "to a large extent," according to a study by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) published on Monday. From 2025 onwards, all...

BLOG: Twenty twenty started with catastrophic bushfires in Australia, floods in Indonesia and record temperatures across much of the northern hemisphere. As wildfires, heatwaves and floods accumulate, people are demanding climate...

The Federal Government, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring access to affordable healthcare and robust social protection to member states of the Developing Eight (D-8) countries. The Minister of State, Foreign Affairs,...

BLOG: For decades, political and economic policies have been built on the promise of helping people do better than the generations before them. But still today, in 2020, the opportunities we get in life remain largely dictated by...

BLOG: The state of the American middle class is a hot topic on the campaign trail and in the policy community. As we have shown before, income growth for the middle class, defined as the middle 60 percent of the income distribution...

Panama's latest social shudder is the official warning that the funds for pensioners and retirees would collapse by 2023, while others describe this claim as 'reckless' with no reliable data.The Social Security Fund (CSS) was...

Government had launched the nutrient-based subsidy (NBS) in 2010 under which a fixed amount of subsidy is given on each grade of subsidized phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilizers. Now for urea too, the subsidy will be based...

BLOG: Unemployment insurance was and still is one of the most contested social protection schemes. As a consequence, it was not only introduced at a relatively late stage in the development of modern societies, but is also still...

BLOG: Over the past decade or so, Israeli lawmakers have been slowly curtailing and revoking social benefits from (mostly poor) Palestinian families—citizens of Israel who have contributed to the system all their lives—under the...

OPINION: Food systems are currently not fit for purpose. They do not meet the food and nutrition security needs of a growing global population and create significant environmental and health costs. As such, a comprehensive...

Hours after Imran Khan claimed victory in Pakistan's July 2018 general election, the former cricketer addressed the nation with his new vision for the country. Following a combative contest dominated by claims of corruption, ballot...