Family policies

Social security investing in human capital

Changing demographics, low birthrates, and increasing women's participation in the workforce are some of the factors which are driving the need for societies to invest in human capital by adopting dynamic family policies in the area of social security.

The 20 November is an important date for all children. On this date in 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child . On the same date in 1989, the UN General...
The global community marks International Women’s Day on 8 March. The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. Acknowledging the need...
Changes effected to Child Benefit in the United Kingdom at the beginning of 2013 can be considered a fundamental change to the original approach to Family Allowances and the general vision of...
A key to balancing parenting with work outside the home is the availability of, and accessibility to, quality childcare. Recognizing this, the National Family Allowances Fund (Caisse nationale...
France's long-standing and acclaimed approach to family policies has attracted growing worldwide attention during the last decade. The success of French demography (its fertility rate is among...
Family structures are changing rapidly in all regions and will require innovative approaches to social security family policies, experts have been told during an international seminar organized...
The first-ever left-wing coalition government in the history of Uruguay came into power in 2005. One major reform introduced by this government is Law 18.227 on the New Family Allowance Scheme...

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