• Paid leave for mothers
    Find out which countries offer new mothers paid maternity leave, which helps parents meet their children’s developmental, health, and educational needs.
  • Children’s-Chances-color
    This Children’s Chances summary report provides a global picture of where we stand on laws and policies that make a difference in children’s life chances.
  • Paternal Leave
    Find out which countries offer new fathers paid paternity leave, which helps parents meet their children’s developmental, health, and educational needs.
  • Healthcare
    Read about the status of internationally recognized but not universally protected constitutional rights to health, public health, and medical care in 191 countries.
  • Extreme-heat-map
    The Climate Adaptation Database, created in partnership with McGill University’s Climate Change and Adaptation Research Group, is now available for public use! To request the data, please go to our "Data Access" section.
 

Use our Global Maps and Tables to compare countries and identify the leaders and laggards, successes and setbacks on important social policy questions, including among many others: