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This companion report to the World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work addresses the key themes of creating productive jobs and addressing the needs of those left behind. It builds on and contextualizes some of WDR 2019’s main messages to key specificities of the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region.

The tenth edition of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) - Africa, reveals that 64% of South Africans surveyed think corruption increased in the previous 12 months. The survey, released by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, was conducted between the end of July and September 2018.

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on 08 July, 2019. The bill aims at protecting the interests of consumers by establishing authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of consumers’ dispute.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions, 02/07/2019.

This report assesses all the positive potential benefits digitalization brings to sustainable development for all.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Achievements in terms of social justice, 26/06/2019.

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on June 24, 2019. The Bill amends the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on June 24, 2019. The Bill amends the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

The Draft National Education Policy, 2019 prepared by a committee chaired by Dr K. Kasturirangan has been shared by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development for public comments. The policy aims at making India a knowledge superpower by equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge.

World Report 2019 is Human Rights Watch’s 29th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from late 2017 through November 2018.

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