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New features and a refreshed look for Pension Watch!

01 March 2018

Today we are unveiling a refreshed version of our Pension Watch website. It was first launched in 2010 as a knowledge hub dedicated to monitoring the right to social security in older age, with a focus on tax-financed social... Keep reading


The freedom to decide: what older people say about their rights to autonomy and independence

25 January 2018

"It's the most beautiful thing there is, to be able to do what I want because I feel free. A person without independence would be as good as dead," a 71-year-old woman from Costa Rica told us. Being able to... Keep reading


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)

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