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Mzee Clement Kwezi: a leading figure on ageing issues in Tanzania

06 November 2015

He is vibrant, energetic and exudes a warmth that affects all around him. His demeanor belies his age. Seated among younger journalists attending a media training workshop organised by HelpAge International's Tanzania office this month, the 79-year-old Keep reading (1 Comment)


Age Demands Action campaigners celebrate International Day of Older Persons

16 October 2015

Thousands of older people around the world came together on 1 October to celebrate the 25th International Day of Older Persons. Age Demands Action (ADA) campaigners raised awareness of the importance of protecting the rights of older people under a... Keep reading (1 Comment)


Older activists tell us why they fight for change

05 August 2015

The sixth session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) took place in New York last month, and four older activists from Zambia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Kenya attended to help get their issues heard. Mwiche from Zambia... Keep reading


Older campaigners: Building momentum towards the SDGs

01 July 2015

Over 22 million people took action throughout May as part of the global action/2015 coalition campaign. HelpAge organised Action All Ages day on 22 May as part of this worldwide mobilisation. And what a day it was! Archbishop Desmond Tutu... Keep reading


East African budgets: Age Demands Action campaign bears fruit

22 June 2015

Our Age Demands Action campaign is bearing fruit if the result of the 2015/16 budgets released recently by the countries of the East African Community is anything to go by. 11 finance ministers of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi... Keep reading

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