Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Economic inclusion programs, which help boost income and assets of the world’s poorest, are on the rise in 75 countries, reaching approximately 20 million poor and vulnerable households, and benefitting nearly 92 million individuals. This surge comes at...
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia, America, Peru, Asia, Bangladesh, India
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
Africa, Egypt, Ghana, South Sudan, America, Argentina, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, Asia, India, Europe, France, United Kingdom
Thursday, November 26, 2020
On November 16th, INCLUDE held the third session of its 2020 Platform Meeting with members, special guests and experts from various fields. The session aimed to understand the changing perspectives of African policy stakeholders on social protection (SP...
Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
Sunday, November 22, 2020
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Carmen Almeida, 56, worries about keeping in touch with her fellow domestic workers. Most haven’t worked...
Africa, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, America, Mexico, Peru, United States, Asia, India, Thailand, Europe, Bulgaria
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Nine (9) days ago, I came to your homes and requested you to make great sacrifices to save lives, and to protect our motherland. I announced the imposition of strict restrictions to movement and asked that residents of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
A multi-million cedi project aimed at economically empowering the vulnerable and poorest people in four districts in the Bono East Region has been launched at Yeji in the Pru East District. Known as "Promoting Access of Indigenous people to Decent Work...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Africa Public and Civil Service Unions Network (APACSUN) said social protection is a basic right to all workers, which would enable them to cope with life’s risks. The Network said a large proportion of workers in the informal sector in Africa were...
Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Africa
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The 2018 Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) Report has revealed that, 156,452 households out of 184,125 in the Upper East Region do not benefit from government’s social protection programmes. The programmes include; LEAP, Free school uniforms...
Thursday, January 2, 2020
OPINION: In Ghana and Africa, it is a fact that old age goes with wisdom and huge store of knowledge. However, in Ghana, ageing is becoming problematic in the areas of recognition and honour in public and even at home.
Africa, Africa - General, Ghana
Thursday, December 12, 2019
OPINION: In October, the IMF published its first working paper dedicated to unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW). Globally, women perform 76.2 per cent of the total hours of unpaid care work. While recognition of UCDW by the IMF is welcome and...