Development Pathways has launched its Krystle Kabare Scholarship programme. The scholarship will award one Kenyan graduate student with disabilities a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Nairobi in September 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of people around the world. Whilst the impact is global, it will not affect everyone equally. The COVID-19 crisis has shown us the importance of stringent and universal social protection programmes to assist and protect...
ILO urges countries to realise the right to social security to respond to the global COVID-19 crisis
"Social protection systems are an indispensable part of a coordinated policy response to the unfolding crisis" highlights the Social Protection Spotlight brief released by the International Labour Organization.
A new article has been released on the Sustainable Development Goals Knowledge Hub, which details how the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent policies are affecting persons with disabilities in grave ways.
The COVID-19 crisis is forcing governments and organisations to assess their fiscal strategies in response to the severe economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...
Daisy Sibun reflects on observations and opinions made by speakers during a webinar hosted by the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) titled “Feminist Economics Perspectives on COVID-19″. The COVID-19...
The COVID-19 crisis could push as many as half a billion people back into poverty, claims Oxfam in their new report ‘Dignity Not Destitution’ released last week.
Anh Tran offers some reflections on a recent SocialProtection.org webinar: Exploring universal basic income: lessons for COVID-19 response and beyond.
Developing digital infrastructure is a crucial step in building a national social protection system. It enables the flow and management of information within the social protection sector and other areas such as education, health, agriculture, humanitarian and disaster risk management.