News from the Region

Medvedev announces increases in child allowances

Dmitry Medvedev announces 200-fold increase in child allowances 25.06.2019   Russia’s Prime Minister announced an increase in low-income family benefits at a recent meeting to discuss achieving national development goals in demographic policy in the Russian Federation.   “A decision…

Women forced into low-paid casual work in Tajikistan

Eurasianet: Tajikistan’s female labourers battle life’s crushing adversities The number of women plying for work at the Bokhtar labour market has grown sharply in the past year or so. 20 June, 2019 Rajabgul Boboyeva’s workday begins before dawn and lasts until…