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10 years of Age Demands Action: voices from Kenya

For 10 years, Age Demands Action has given a platform to older campaigners to raise their voices against age discrimination and fight for their rights. On this UN International Day of Older Persons, we're celebrating the achievements of our... Keep reading

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Looking back on action/2015 - a movement giving a voice to older people

08 January 2016

There are many things HelpAge and its network can be proud of when looking back on 2015. Throughout the year, 1.4 million older people accessed health, HIV and care services, and around 850,000 of the world's most vulnerable older... Keep reading

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Dont leave us behind: Older people in Zimbabwe call for a society for all

17 October 2014

On the first day of October, the bright early morning sun promised an oppressively hot day in Harare, Zimbabwe. Notwithstanding, a crowd of people gathered at the African Unity Square in the heart of the city and right opposite... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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Kenya's lead on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day warmed our hearts and our hopes

25 June 2014

On a chilly day last Monday, my day began with breakfast in a cafe with older activists that had been mobilised for the Age Demands Action campaign on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). After a while we were... Keep reading (4 Comments)

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This World Health Day - let's tweet older people better!

03 April 2014

This World Health Day, on 7 April, the HelpAge network comes together for Age Demands Action on Health where we all campaign for people's health and wellbeing. This year campaigners in more than 40 countries will meet high level... Keep reading (5 Comments)

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