This report summarises the HelpAge International's 2006 annual regional conference held in Pondicherry, India. The main theme of the conference was “New paradigms in social protection”.
This report summarises a three-day intergovernmental seminar on social protection. The event gathered more than 80 high-level delegates from 13 countries in Asia.
This document describes the strengths and weaknesses of the Bangladesh model of setting up an older citizens monitoring project.
This briefing calls for interventions aimed at achieving the Millennium Development Goals to respond to the intergenerational nature of poverty and to rapid population ageing, and adopt a rights-based approach.
This is a summary report of the evaluation findings of a Tanzanian pension project supporting older people and their dependants.
This report discusses the impact of pensions on the lives of older people and grandchildren in Tanzania’s Kagera region. It shows how pensions bring stability and dignity.
This briefing discusses, from an African perspective, the need to strengthen the response to HIV and AIDS. It highlights the ways in which older people can be affected by HIV and AIDS.
This report makes recommendations to the European Union on how to include older people in decent work programmes and how to provide assistance with social pensions.
This paper details how older people’s rights are frequently violated and how a UN convention should be created to protect the rights of older people with the appointment of a special rapporteur to monitor it.
This document summarises Forgotten workforce: older people and their right to decent work, highlighting the conditions of older workers in low- and middle-income countries.
This report discusses the contribution older people in low- and middle- income countries make to their families and the economy. It looks at the reasons why older people work and the types of work they do.
This document describes a workshop held in 2002 in Sri Lanka, where older people were empowered to produce their own video about themselves and their community.