Pensions and healthcare benefits vary widely across the globe as do people’s perception of their happiness.

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The UNICEF Myanmar has called for implementing the first-ever National Social Protection strategy including payments for children, disables and the elderly, with the new sufficient funding for 2015-16 fiscal year, official media...

Brazilian mission in the Arab country visited schools and met with local authorities. The North Africa nation is seeking to exchange experiences in taking youth off the streets and expanding school feeding.

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The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on March 12 approved a new project for the Dominican Republic worth US$75 million, which seeks to ensure that thousands of citizens gain access to a comprehensive social protection package...

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors on March 19 approved a US$6 million International Development Association (IDA) grant for the Union of Comoros to increase access to social safety...

Nearly three-quarters of the world lives without access to wider social protection (social welfare) systems, and many who do often experience disempowering systems and structures.

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government has set aside a sum of J$8.2 million to be spent on strengthening their capacity to better cater to the needs of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) for this year.

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The "safety net" is a phrase that you hear a lot in politics, but most people probably don't encounter real safety nets often in their daily lives, so maybe it's worth remembering what they're used for: allowing people to do things...

A União Nacional dos Trabalhadores Angolanos - Central Sindical (UNTA-CS) e a Central Geral dos Sindicatos Independentes e Livres de Angola (CGSILA) realizam de 13 a 15 de janeiro, em Luanda, um seminário sobre “protecção social e...

Cabo Verde e São Tomé e Príncipe vão rubricar, o mais tardar em julho, um protocolo de cooperação bilateral nos domínios da segurança social, proteção à infância, formação profissional e administração do trabalho. Estas áreas foram...

Cabo Verde e São Tomé e Príncipe vão rubricar, o mais tardar em julho, um protocolo de cooperação bilateral nos domínios da segurança social, proteção à infância, formação profissional e administração do trabalho. Estas áreas foram...

Overseas Development Institute report lays bare the money that governments will have to find to meet health, education and social security ambitions.

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