More needs to be done to support South Africa's township communities.
President Biden has proposed spending $45 billion to replace every lead water pipe and service line in the nation. A public health expert explains why he sees this as a worthwhile investment.
Far too often it is still an education for some and not for everybody.
President Biden wants to raise the capital gains tax that wealthy people pay and use the extra revenue to fund new social spending on children and education.
Many studies conducted in recent years tie lower poverty rates for children to better health and higher pay when they grow up.
The growing defence of South Africa's beleaguered constitutional democracy is bolstered by African thinker Mahmood Mamdani's latest book.
Indonesia's system of identity document ownership is rife with systemic problems.
The devastating effect COVID-19 has had on disabled people globally goes far beyond health issues
Differences between regions has been a major political theme in recent years and it shows in the polling.
Our research shows that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting Black and Asian people, and racism is part of the explanation why.
COVID-19 has underscored the value of parks and public spaces. A new survey shows that US mayors have gotten the message, but post-pandemic plans for public spaces remain largely undefined.
Findings show that income transfer programmes must operate in deliberate coordination with ancillary social service institutions to deliver the maximum benefits for women’s empowerment.
The International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO) seeks to mitigate the social impacts of COVID-19.
Despite millions of free homes built since 1994, spatial inequality in South Africa remains high. A study evaluating a programme to boost rentals in well-located areas found mixed results, however.
The legitimacy of SWAPO, the former liberation movement that has governed since 1990, has been eroded amid growing corruption and a deepening economic crisis.
Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here's how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
Demand would shift from luxuries to necessities.
The UK government has an option to act boldly after Rishi Sunak's latest budget.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his second pandemic budget for the Conservatives.
Economists estimate the tax on households worth over $50 million could bring in $3 trillion over 10 years, but it will run into constitutional challenges.