December 4, 2023

Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF

GENEVA (ILO News) – Social protection is critical in helping children escape poverty and its devastating effects, yet, the vast majority of children have no effective social protection coverage, UNICEF and the ILO said in a joint report. Evidence shows clearly that cash transfers play a vital role in breaking the vicious cycle of poverty and […]

The Editor speaks: Disabilities

Today (3) as I write this it is International Day of Persons with disabilities. I am one of the lucky ones as the only disability I have is being short sighted that is easily corrected. I am therefore not really disabled and I don’t also have to have the added burden of fighting the social […]