Monday, August 30, 2021
Food subsidies are central to Egypt’s social protection efforts. About 70 million people benefit from the Tamween ration-card system, and 83 million benefit from subsidized baladi bread, a staple for many Egyptians. Together these two programs account...
Monday, July 26, 2021
The World Bank’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been designed to help save lives and livelihoods for the poorest and most vulnerable while safeguarding the prospects for sustainable growth in developing countries. In the Middle East and...
Africa, Egypt, Asia, Palestinian Territory, Yemen
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Women, informal workers, and farmers were among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new labour market survey.
Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Asia, Jordan
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
From Australia to Egypt, migrants and refugees have been especially hard hit by job losses and economic pain during the coronavirus pandemic, with many struggling to access healthcare and state aid, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, America, Colombia, Asia, Philippines, Europe, United Kingdom, Oceania, Australia
Monday, February 1, 2021
Poverty rates in Egypt have declined from 32.4 percent in 2018 to 29.7 percent last year, Social Solidarity Minister Nevine Al-Qabbaj said on Monday, thanks to the country’s comprehensive social protection policies.
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
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Today, the world faces a greater challenge than any before as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to undo years...
Global, Africa, Egypt, Asia, India, Philippines
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Humanitarian agencies are increasingly supporting displaced families with Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). This has raised questions about how CVA is affecting—and being inclusive of—specific populations, such as adolescent girls.
Africa, Central African Republic, Egypt, Asia, Syria
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
أكدت الدكتورة نيفين القباج وزيرة التضامن الاجتماعى، دخول 100 ألف أسرة جديدة من الفئات الأولى بالرعاية ضمن برنامج " تكافل وكرامة"، مؤكدة أنه سيتم صرف مساعدات نقدية لهذه الفئات فى إطار تنفيذ الوزارة برامج الحماية الاجتماعية لمستحقى الدعم النقدى تنفيذا...