Features

In-depth articles on the issues affecting older people in developing countries.

Displaced and invisible

Older people uprooted by the internal conflict in Colombia are among the most vulnerable.

We help older people to access their rights so they can avoid a life of hunger, despair and disorientation.

Healthy ageing

Health ageing

7% of Ghana's population is over 50. However, older people in Ghana are denied adequate and appropriate healthcare.

Through our Age Demands Action on Health campaign, we are supporting older people's fight for better health services.

No country for old women

In some areas of Tanzania, older women are still persecuted and accused of witchcraft.

We are working with communities in Africa to change attitudes towards older people. 

Healing Haiti

Click here to find out more about our psychosocial work with older people in Haiti.

Older people are still affected by the trauma of the Haiti earthquake.

Through our psychosocial work, we are teaching older men and women to cope with disaster and help each other.

Generation vexed

In South Asia, low literacy levels, geographical remoteness, lack of information and confusing bureaucracy makes accessing pensions hard.

We work with older people to realise their rights to pensions.

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