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    • End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2016

    Our annual study of humanitarian financing of older people illustrates the failure of the current system to allocate adequate resourcing to address older people’s needs. It offers a sobering analysis of the extent to which older people are being left behind in emergencies.

    • Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
    • English
    • 1.2 mb
    • 2016

    This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older people’s rights or meet their needs. The stories highlight the limited progress the humanitarian system has made to address the neglect of older people and other vulnerable groups.

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    • Tackling ageism through consciousness-raising
    • English
    • 441 kb
    • 2016

    This guide is for older people who are interested in starting a consciousness-raising group to share their experiences of ageism and discuss how they might take action on how to improve their lives.

    • Ageing in South Asia (Issue 1)
    • English
    • 3.5 mb
    • 2016

    In the first issue of Ageing in South Asia, we look at income security, health and care, campaigns and disaster risk reduction.

    • Exploring ageism through role-play workshops
    • English
    • 478 kb
    • 2016

    This guide is for older people who are interested in using role-play to understand how ageism affects them and what action to take to improve their lives.

    • Older citizen monitoring: achievements and learning
    • 1.5 mb
    • 2016

    This report highlights older citizen monitoring (OCM) achievements and challenges and reflects a wide range of innovative and diverse approaches to OCM developed across the HelpAge global network.

    • Pensions means testing vs universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
    • English
    • 572 kb
    • 2016

    This brief revisits two social policy assumptions regarding universal social pensions. It illustrates the emerging evidence that universal social pensions are both economically viable and efficient strategies to alleviate older-age income deprivation.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 19
    • English
    • 985 kb
    • 2016

    In this edition of AgeNews, we recap the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Network Regional Conference and the Age Demands Action Rights campaign, and look at ageing policy consultations in Myanmar, the older people's associations exchange programme in China and celebrate 20 years of the Yayasan Emong Lansia.

    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond
    • English
    • 276 kb
    • 2016

    This briefing explains the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 269 kb
    • 2016

    This is a Spanish translation of a briefing explaining the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond (Czech)
    • Czech
    • 510 kb
    • 2016

    This is a Czech translation of a briefing explaining the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond (German)
    • German
    • 1.7 mb
    • 2016

    This is a German translation of a briefing explaining the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

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