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The 2030 Agenda can't be achieved unless we listen to the voices of the marginalised

10 February 2016

This is the second blog in a three-part series coinciding with our side event entitled Innovations on inclusion at the United Nation's Commission for Social Development in February 2016. Polly Meeks from ADD International, her colleague Dr Marion Steff. Keep reading

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Bangladesh's new social security strategy to bring 30m into safety net programmes

22 December 2015

Bangladesh's long-awaited National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) has been launched - the first life-course approach to policy that will bring more than 30 million people into social safety net programmes. Intending to reduce extreme poverty, improve 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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Age Demands Action: Older people's activism produces positive change

28 November 2012

Following on from our biggest Age Demands Action yet on 1 October, policy pledges are already translating into positive change for older people across the world. Progress on pensions and social assistance In Ethiopia, the pension payment scheme has... Keep reading (3 Comments)

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UN International Day of Older Persons: Age Demands Action on 1 October

14 August 2012

Plans for this year’s main Age Demands Action campaign are well under way, with 60 countries expected to take part and celebrate the UN International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, 2012. We have new partners taking part... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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