Rose Gahire, Vice Chair of HelpAge International's network member Nsindagiza in Kigali, Rwanda attended the 67th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York in March 2023, as part of the HelpAge delegation.
The Philippines is not new to struggling through one crisis after another. However, the relentless shocks brought about by climate change-related disasters, combined with recent economic blows including the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war, have plunged the country into inflation, debt, and crisis.
By Carole Ageng'o
HelpAge is headed to New York to raise the voice of older women within the international movement for gender equality at the 67th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which takes place from 6-17 March.
We look at the survivors who now have to rebuild their lives, and at the humanitarian response of HelpAge's partner SEMA.
Victoriia Panchenko is the Programme Lead for HelpAge International in western Ukraine.
As we mark one year since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, we look back on the impact this war has had on older people across the country.
Older women, people over 70, and older people with disabilities at greater risk.
HelpAge International's statement on the latest earthquake in Turkiye's Hatay province.
We bring you the stories of older people who have survived and now need to find ways to rebuild their lives.
In the wake of the catastrophic earthquakes that struck parts of Turkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, our partner the Syrian Expatriate Medical Association (SEMA) has been hard at work in Syria, providing for the affected population.
The opening of the two borders Bab Alsalam and Jarablus will now allow us to escalate our work and get urgently needed aid in quicker.