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Expand data systems to include all ages, says new Global Action Plan

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 saddened to hear of the loss of Tanzanian campaigner for older people's rights

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

Make cities safe and inclusive for older people, says new HelpAge report ahead of Habitat III

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

HelpAge campaigners take a stand against ageism on International Day of Older Persons

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 prevent a convention on the rights of older people

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

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