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Social issues are everyone’s issues – Learn from a Thai disability advocate

2019-11-05T10:13:12+00:00 Tags: , , , |

    What was the experience of disability groups in advocating for their rights in Thailand and at the international level? In 1981, when the UN announced the International Year of Disability, the disability movement began at all levels in [...]

Ageing population in Nepal

2019-10-30T17:23:04+00:00 Tags: , |

The information on the ageing population in this country is presented under three sections: 1.) Situation of older people, 2.) Key facts  and 3.) Government policies related to older people Situation of older people The number of older people is growing As of 2019, [...]

Ageing population in India

2019-10-30T11:57:37+00:00 Tags: , |

The information on the ageing population in this country is presented under three sections: 1.) Situation of older people, 2.) Key facts  and 3.) Government policies related to older people.   Situation of older people The number of older people is growing As of [...]

Infographic: Regional strategy for age-inclusive disaster risk management 2019-2030

2019-10-22T16:21:13+00:00 Tags: , , , |

In almost every disaster we have witnessed, older people have been disproportionately affected. In many cases older people were invisible or their particular needs were subsumed in the maelstrom of responses to those disasters. Preparedness plans were not inclusive. [...]

Age-inclusive disaster risk reduction toolkit

2019-10-22T16:21:20+00:00 Tags: , , |

This "Age-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction" toolkit provides practical information, tools, formats and examples which help in making any DRR intervention inclusive. The toolkit includes ageing policies and frameworks, age-inclusion in risk assessment and mapping, age-inclusive planning and monitoring, and [...]

Ageing population in Pakistan

2019-10-30T13:42:29+00:00 Tags: , |

Pakistan The information on the ageing population in this country is presented under three sections: 1.) Situation of older people, 2.) Key facts  and 3.) Government policies related to older people. In addition, in 2015 HelpAge published Global AgeWatch Index that ranks countries by how well their [...]

Ageing population in Bangladesh

2019-11-07T16:56:12+00:00 Tags: , |

The information on the ageing population in this country is presented under three sections: 1.) Situation of older people, 2.) Key facts  and 3.) Government policies related to older people. In addition, in 2015 HelpAge published Global AgeWatch Index that ranks countries by how well their ageing [...]