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Kyrgyzstan: Marking World Humanitarian Day in photos

26 August 2011

To celebrate World Humanitarian Day last week, the Crisis Communications Group opened a photo exhibition in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. World Humanitarian Day is an oppotunity for humanitarian aid workers to renew their commitment to helping vulnerable a Keep reading


World Humanitarian Day: The uncelebrated humanitarians

18 August 2011

As societies change and the complexity of our world increases, more pressure and strain is put on traditional family structures. However, as these structures crumble, one thing that has not changed is the unbreakable bond between child and grandparent.... Keep reading (1 Comment)


One year on from Pakistan floods, older people are still struggling

28 July 2011

Walking through the streets, visiting people's homes, it's clear that people have lost what they worked their whole lives for. What is worse is that the opportunities to rebuild are far and few between. The past is impossible to... Keep reading (3 Comments)


Lasting impressions of an inspiring trip to Kenya

26 July 2011

This June, I spent a day with my son and his wife, amidst a team dedicated to empowering older people in a poor area of Kenya. I was visiting a project as part of my job working for Age... Keep reading (4 Comments)


IMF: "Integrating ageing into all aspects of development"

19 July 2011

The current edition of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Finance and Development is looking at the implications of population ageing. The video accompanying the report makes strong recommendations for steps to consider, which include "integrating ag Keep reading (1 Comment)

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