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10 tips for setting up and running a successful age network

19 July 2016

Since 2013, HelpAge International has been involved in the development of age networks in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Together, they are part of the Southern Africa Regional Age Network. Along the way, many lessons ha Keep reading (1 Comment)

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The 2030 Agenda can't be achieved unless we listen to the voices of the marginalised

10 February 2016

This is the second blog in a three-part series coinciding with our side event entitled Innovations on inclusion at the United Nation's Commission for Social Development in February 2016. Polly Meeks from ADD International, her colleague Dr Marion Steff. Keep reading

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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

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World AIDS Day 2014: Ensuring older people don't fall through the gaps

28 November 2014

On this World AIDS Day there is much discussion about the possibility of ending AIDS by 2030. UNAIDS has launched a set of fast track targets that it thinks will help to achieve the goal of a world in... Keep reading

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Preparing for ageing in Southern Africa

28 August 2014

I recently attended the tenth Southern African Development Community (SADC) Civil Society Forum conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Our partner, Zimbabwe Older Persons Organization (ZOPO) also took part, representing older people in Southern Africa. The foru Keep reading

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