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welfare

Pubic funds provided to persons and families whose income falls below certain federal poverty levels. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Child welfare Social medicine The constellation of public assistance programs for indigent families.
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Chinese welfare work today is still in its initial stages.
Foale's account of the significant, but not well-known, early social welfare work of the Sisters of St Joseph in South Australia is informative and highly readable and it adds to our knowledge of the wide-ranging mission of the numerous 'socially active' Sisterhoods which commenced in the nineteenth century.
In a series of topical chapters, Tone discusses the political motives of employers; examines the role of welfare work in promoting efficiency; describes the publicity campaigns that accompanied welfare programs; emphasizes the close association between welfare work and the growth of the female labor force; explores the reactions of the AFL, radical labor groups, and employees; and, in a brief concluding chapter, summarizes the history of welfare capitalism after 1917.
This is so because the role of the state in welfare is a key point for distinguishing socialist and liberal positions, and so efforts to engage the membership in certain kinds of welfare work involved various and calculated expressions of political ideology.
Firms were ranked by the sum of the practices and benefits they provided-admittedly, an arbitrary methodology-in order to separate those with high from those with low commitment to welfare work.
Kendrick, born in Philadelphia, saw service in World War I and did welfare work with hospitalized veterans.
A niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she married Franklin, who was a distant cousin, in 1905, and, after his election to the presidency, became the most active first lady in American history; she engaged in social welfare work, took part in Democratic politics, served as assistant director of the Office of Civilian Defense (1941 - 42), and conducted a newspaper column, My Day.
Addressing to the gathering President, Inclusive Pakistan, Ali Khan said that physically disabled people are not disheartened citizens in any way and showing their talents in the fields of education, sports, music, showbiz, health and social welfare work confidently.
The minister said that the government of the Punjab is working on securing the minority's worshipers, their graves, upgrading of roads and their welfare work.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will meet the Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of all party-ruled states today to discuss core issues like development and social welfare work including the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
JAMRUD -- Speakers in a condolence reference appreciated the commitment and welfare work of Mehboob Shah Afridi Shaheed.
He told the stories of Eleanor Wilton who set up a school solely for girls; Eliza Terry, a midwife, and Maria Ross who were the first in the country to act as health visitors; Catherine Exley, a mother who followed her husband to battlefields as a camp wife; Martha Mortimer, a champion for improving the conditions of the women working in the mills which ultimately cost her life but resulted in new laws being passed by Parliament; Hannah Spedding who worked in her father's biscuit factory and Gladys Inson's animal welfare work which resulted in a PDSA being set up in the town.