Existing human rights mechanisms do not adequately protect the rights of older women and men. We're working hard to change this.
Here are some examples of what we're doing to get older people's rights recognised.
Fighting for rights
We're lobbying governments to get older people's rights recognised.
Towards a convention
We're working towards a convention on the rights of older people. Find out how.
Age Demands Action
Join our global campaign to demand action on older people's rights.
Rights in Tanzania
Find out what we're doing to help older people accused of witchcraft in Tanzania
The Madrid Plan (MIPAA)
Older people are taking part in the processes that will affect their lives.
Find out more about HelpAge's role in the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA)
Older people on rights
Pensions, violence, health, age discrimination. Watch older people talk about the issues that matter to them.