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Older age: a double whammy for women?

01 October 2015

After a lifetime of providing unpaid care for friends and family, older women often live in poverty with no one to care for them. Ageing is inevitable, but its gendered injustices are not. The trend of global ageing Over the first... Keep reading


Age Demands Action update!

19 September 2012

This year is shaping up to be our biggest Age Demands Action yet. In the campaign's sixth year, 61 countries will take part on 1 October - the UN International Day of Older Persons. And for the very first... Keep reading


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)


A pension for older Kenyans?

24 May 2011

There is a potentially exciting development on the horizon for older people in Kenya! A motion brought to the Kenyan parliament could see more than 1.8 million older Kenyans above the age of 60 receiving a monthly non-contributory pension... Keep reading

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