Policy leaders have been explicitly called to include people of all ages in national and international data systems, according to the Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data.
Posted: 16 January 2017
HelpAge International and all those we work with in Tanzania are saddened to hear of the passing of Mama Margareth Chikira, an activist who championed the rights of older across the country.
Posted: 24 October 2016
Urban development must ensure cities are inclusive, welcoming and supportive places that actively protect and promote older people's rights, our new report argues.
Posted: 10 October 2016
Today, on International Day of Older Persons 2016, campaigners in 45 countries around the world are joining the United Nation's call to "take a stand against ageism".
Posted: 01 October 2016
UN member states can no longer delay or prevent the implementation of a new convention on the rights of older people, following the release of a UN Independent Expert's report on older people at the Human Rights Council last week.
Posted: 20 September 2016