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I want to know Colombia at peace

19 February 2016

Maria Tila Uribe, an active member of HelpAge International and tireless advocate for the rights of the older people in Colombia, has won the International Prize for Peace and Defence of Human Rights, awarded by the Colombian Press. Here... Keep reading

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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)

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Embedding rights across all aspects of ageing

01 April 2014

Last week, I took part in the fifth Pan-American Gerontology and Geriatrics congress in Colombia. I was invited by Lia Daichman of the International Network on the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) to speak on the progress made in... Keep reading

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Seven years of Age Demands Action in Latin America

15 October 2013

If I had to put into three words what the last seven years of the Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign has meant to me I would say participation, leadership and raising awareness. It's these characteristics that have led to... Keep reading

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Great victory for thousands of older people

07 October 2013

1 October 2013 marked the 7th year of our Age Demands Action campaign. Campaigners in 59 countries took part in this massive global campaign. It was an extremely successful day and we want to thank everybody across the world... Keep reading (2 Comments)

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