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Why I will never stop campaigning for gender equality

08 March 2016

On International Women's Day, we hear from activist Margaret Itola Kabango about women's empowerment in Uganda. Margaret has been an Age Demands Action (ADA) campaigner for seven years, sits on the ADA steering group and before that she was... Keep reading

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Mental health a growing public priority in India

05 January 2016

Growing prevalence of mental health disorders in older populations is an emerging public health challenge in India. There are some 3.7 million people in the country currently living with dementia, according to Dementia India Report of 2010 (pdf). This Keep reading (2 Comments)

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The action/2015 campaign in Kenya is off to a flying start!

03 February 2015

From the oldest person to the youngest baby in the room, we all took to the dance floor when the song Hoja Zetu (My Views) was introduced to the crowd for the first time in Nairobi, Kenya during the... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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Ten years after the Indian Ocean Tsunami

23 December 2014

Boxing Day is normally a day to put my feet up to give the tired legs and the overworked body some rest. It is also the day to review the year that has gone by and mentally prepare for... Keep reading

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International Day for Disaster Reduction: Resilience is for Life

14 October 2014

Even as HelpAge's regional office for East Asia and its partners were preparing for the International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) and the ASEAN Day of Disaster Management (ADDM), Typhoon Vongfong was bearing down on Japan and Typhoon Hudhud... Keep reading

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These blogs are personal reflections and do not necessarily reflect the views of HelpAge International.