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Is income security possible in Asia without social pensions?

2019-05-21T14:02:22+00:00 Tags: , , |

Social protection has increasingly been recognised as one of the most effective measures to tackle poverty and inequality. The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Social Protection Floors Recommendation (no. 202) promotes four guarantees to ensure basic income security throughout the life cycle. Target 1.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals [...]

More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data (summary)

2019-05-03T17:29:46+00:00 Tags: , , |

This is a summary of the study titled 'More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data’ commissioned by HelpAge International. The objective of the study was to evaluate existing policies and practices concerning the inclusion of [...]

Our Voices, Our Rights – what older people say about the normative elements of their right to autonomy and independence

2019-04-22T10:21:42+00:00 Tags: , , |

Published ahead of the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), this new GAROP report is based on a recent consultation with over 1,000 older people in ten countries in Africa and Asia. The participants were asked [...]