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    • Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people and people with disabilities
    • English
    • 3.0 mb
    • 2018

    This publication brings together standards, key actions and practical guidance for including older people and people with disabilities in emergency responses. It also provides tools and resources, and case studies illustrating how older people and people with disabilities can better participate in humanitarian action.

    • Older people's associations in east and south-east Asia: a four-country study
    • English
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2017

    This study explores the impact of older people's associations in east and south-east Asia, looking at the benefits to older people and the challenges in running them.

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    • Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people and people with disabilities
    • English
    • 3.0 mb
    • 2018

    This publication brings together standards, key actions and practical guidance for including older people and people with disabilities in emergency responses. It also provides tools and resources, and case studies illustrating how older people and people with disabilities can better participate in humanitarian action.

    • Options assessment for electronic cash transfer delivery, Myanmar
    • English
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2018

    The report explores the feasible means for electronic or digital delivery of social cash transfers and recommends options for piloting, and for wider scale-up through Government social protection schemes.

    • Connect 1
    • English
    • 1.0 mb
    • 2018

    The first issue of our Asia newsletter Connect focuses on national transfer accounts, revisiting the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, celebrating Age Demands Action and other stories from around the region.

    • Old age income security in the Philippines: work, family and social protection
    • English
    • 242 kb
    • 2017

    This brief explores growing older affect a person's income security in the Philippines by assessing three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. The analysis is based in part on results of a study of income security in five Asian countries: Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, undertaken in partnership between HelpAge and UNFPA.

    • Impacts of migration on households in Myanmar's dry zone
    • English
    • 565 kb
    • 2017

    This brief is a summary of findings in the report "Impacts of migration on households in the dry zone, Myanmar".

    • Old age income security in Thailand: work, family and social protection
    • English
    • 650 kb
    • 2017

    This brief explores growing older affect a person's income security in Thailand by assessing three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. The analysis is based in part on results of a study of income security in five Asian countries: Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, undertaken in partnership between HelpAge and UNFPA.

    • The ageing of Myanmar's farmer population
    • English
    • 246 kb
    • 2017

    The is a summary of the report "The Ageing of Myanmar's Farmer Population: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security", which looks into the future age profile of Myanmar's smallholder agriculture population, the implications of an older farming population for Myanmar's agricultural future, and the broad policy and practice steps which would help Myanmar to best position itself for this future.

    • Old age income security in Thailand: work, family and social protection (Thai)
    • Thai
    • 425 kb
    • 2017

    This is the Thai translation of a brief that explores growing older affect a person's income security in Thailand by assessing three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. The analysis is based in part on results of a study of income security in five Asian countries: Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, undertaken in partnership between HelpAge and UNFPA.

    • Violence against older women
    • English
    • 279 kb
    • 2017

    This discussion paper highlights the types of violence, abuse and neglect older women experience, and offers recommendations for a collaborative approach to close the data, policy and programme gaps that prevent women living free from violence, including in older age.

    • Impacts of migration on households in Myanmar's dry zone
    • English
    • 960 kb
    • 2017

    This report examines how in the last five years migration has affected households in Myanmar's dry zone.

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