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HelpAge International and UNDP launch animation to mark Human Rights Day

To mark Human Rights Day (10 December), HelpAge International has launched an animation that shows how older women and men around the world are denied their human rights.

Posted: 09 December 2017

Intergenerational HelpAge programme restores livelihoods and builds community cohesion in post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Older people in Sierra Leone are rebuilding their livelihoods and experiencing greater levels of dignity and respect in their communities in the wake of the Ebola outbreak, thanks to a HelpAge International programme that has brought older and younger generations together.

Posted: 26 July 2017

Older women speak out about their rights in new HelpAge International report

Older women from around the world have spoken out about their human rights in a new report launched by HelpAge International on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June).

Posted: 15 June 2017

Inadequacy of healthcare in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe revealed in new HelpAge report

The provision of and older people's access to health services across Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe is wholly inadequate, a new report from HelpAge International and Age International has found.

Posted: 26 May 2017

Kenya to launch universal pension scheme in January 2018

Everyone in Kenya over the age of 70 will be entitled to a new, guaranteed monthly income after the country's Cabinet Secretary of Finance Henry Rotich announced the launch of a universal pension in January 2018.

Posted: 31 March 2017

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