This week, older activists involved in HelpAge's Age Demands Action campaign are standing up for older people's rights at the United Nations Open Ended Working Group on Ageing session (OEWG in New York.
Posted: 01 August 2011
It is one year since the devastating flooding in Pakistan which affected 20 million people and killed over 3,000. Even now though, the country is struggling to recover and the monsoon season is fast approaching.
Posted: 29 July 2011
HelpAge is providing emergency relief to 6,400 households in Borena, Ethiopia. We are distributing cash grants to older people so they can buy the food they need, and animal feed and veterinary care for livestock.
Posted: 05 July 2011
As the presidential election in Peru ended on June 5th, the prospect of a social pension for all Peruvians came a step closer. The winner was Ollanta Humala who, as a key election pledge, promised that his government would introduce a minimum pension for everyone over the age of 65.
Posted: 16 June 2011
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). HelpAge USA and its partners across the world are calling for legal protection and justice for older people facing violence.
Posted: 14 June 2011