Existing human rights mechanisms do not adequately protect the rights of older women and men.
Here are some examples of what we're doing to change this.
Violence against older women
Violence against older women is a severe human rights abuse that often remains invisible. It must end.
Towards a convention on the rights of older people
We're working towards the creation of a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People.
Age Demands Action
Join our global campaign to demand action on older people's rights.
Making older women count
We want development discussions to recognise that gender inequality can last a lifetime, and for mechanisms to be put in place to address it.
Older people's rights in Tanzania
Find out what we're doing to help older people accused of witchcraft in Tanzania.
Fighting for older people's rights
We're lobbying governments to get older people's rights recognised.
Madrid Plan of Action 2012
Older people are taking part in the MIPAA review process.