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Financial abuse the biggest risk for Serbia's older people

15 January 2016

Serbia's older population is subjected to various forms of abuse, including violence, neglect or psychological harm, yet it is financial exploitation that is most common, the new United Nations Population Fund-supported report Well-kept family secret: e Keep reading

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Looking back on action/2015 - a movement giving a voice to older people

08 January 2016

There are many things HelpAge and its network can be proud of when looking back on 2015. Throughout the year, 1.4 million older people accessed health, HIV and care services, and around 850,000 of the world's most vulnerable older... Keep reading

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COP21: Fantastic achievement but doesn't deliver for older people

18 December 2015

The Paris climate change agreement, the final pillar of the post-2015 agenda to be agreed this year, is deservedly being described as a historic pact, succeeding where others have failed. It's legally binding and, despite a huge range of opinions... Keep reading

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The SDGs' next step: finalising indicators

05 November 2015

Having been successful in ensuring people of ages are explicitly included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), HelpAge has turned its attention to the effort to develop a set of indicators with which to monitor progress against the goals... Keep reading

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Learning, sharing and connecting at the IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress

30 October 2015

HelpAge International plays a key role in the East Asia-Pacific region gathering and sharing knowledge to support a wider movement aiming to improve the wellbeing of older people. From 19-22 October, we advanced this agenda through the 10th International Keep reading

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