Extending social security coverage to all workers in Africa

Africa is the region with the lowest social security coverage rates. Efforts are underway to extend coverage to all workers covered neither by contributory nor by non-contributory social protection. Innovations by social security institutions prove to be instrumental in reaching out to these workers and to meet their priorities and needs.

Pandemic-hit labourers, businesses get timely support

Vietnamese ministries, sectors and localities have proactively carried out 12 policies in support of employees and employers who are facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

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