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10 ways Habitat III can protect and promote our rights in older age

30 June 2016

This October, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, otherwise known as Habitat III, will be held in Quito, Ecuador. It has been called to bolster commitments to the sustainable development of urban environments and Keep reading


Post-2015 negotiations continue in New York

05 March 2015

I was recently one of 16 selected (from over 100 applicants) from around the world to take part at the February Steering Committee of the second intergovernmental negotiations on the Post-2015 agenda. My colleague Roseline, from HelpAge in Kenya, took... Keep reading (2 Comments)


2015: Time to make social protection for all a reality

03 February 2015

The Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors is a network of NGOs and trade unions from all parts of the world committed to achieving social protection for everyone. HelpAge International was one of the founding members of the Coalition in 2012, Keep reading


16 Days campaign: Violence against older women in humanitarian contexts

03 December 2014

The 16 Days Campaign runs 25 November - the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girl - to 10 December. It invites NGOs, activists and the online community to explore gender-based violence and it affects certain... Keep reading


WHO report: Data on older people living with HIV

29 July 2014

Marking a good week for HelpAge's work on HIV, the WHO's Global Update on the Health Sector Response to HIV, that was launched last week recognises the health-related challenges faced by people in their 50s and older living with... Keep reading

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