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I want to know Colombia at peace

19 February 2016

Maria Tila Uribe, an active member of HelpAge International and tireless advocate for the rights of the older people in Colombia, has won the International Prize for Peace and Defence of Human Rights, awarded by the Colombian Press. Here... Keep reading

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HelpAge Sri Lanka is proud of what it has achieved over 30 years

02 February 2016

HelpAge Sri Lanka celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. Since our founding in 1986 we have travelled far towards achieving our goal of making Sri Lanka a better place to live for our senior citizens. We are proud to be... Keep reading

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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

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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

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Tanzanian village voices: Demography, epidemiology, policy and the realities of care

30 January 2015

Tanzanian village voices: Demography, epidemiology, policy and the realities of care For many, it seems hardly noteworthy to mention that the world is ageing. Contrary to common belief, it’s not only European and high-income countries that are agei Keep reading

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