Publications

Publications 2018-01-17T14:12:39+00:00

Connect no. 3 (Asia Pacific newsletter)

The third issue of our Asia Pacific newsletter 'Connect' explores how HelpAge global network members exchange learning about effective fundraising, how gender equality is promoted through intergenerational self-help clubs in Vietnam, and how electronic cash [...]

Transforming gender relations in an ageing world

The paper addresses issues of gender relations in older age, and highlights the importance of a gendered understanding of ageing for development and humanitarian policy and advocacy. Its key message is that to ensure future [...]

Care for Older Persons in ASEAN+3

This report is an outcome of a research project entitled "Care for Older Persons in ASEAN+3: The Role of Families and Local and National Support Systems", which was initiated as a concern on gaps and diverse [...]

Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. It analyses the ways in which unpaid care work is recognised and organised, the extent [...]

Electronic delivery of social cash transfers in Myanmar: options assessment

This policy brief is a summary of findings from the Oxford Policy Management's assessment of electronic payment options for social cash transfer programmes in Myanmar. The way social transfers are paid is important as this [...]

Elder abuse in India 2018

HelpAge India felt the urgency to take up the issue of elder abuse in the country for the purpose of advocacy on safety and security of the older persons; hence, the need for a study [...]

Missing millions: How older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian response

This report explores how older people with disabilities' rights and needs are widely overlooked in humanitarian responses. It highlights barriers they face in getting assistance and how these can be overcome. There are also an [...]

Connect no. 2 (Asia Pacific newsletter )

The second issue of our regional newsletter Connect focuses on creating sustainable and resilient societies in Asia, horticulture in India's Thar Desert, older people-led disaster risk reduction, and the right to long-term care and palliative care. A [...]

Implementing Social Protection for the Elderly in Indonesia

This brief presents the economic challenges that Indonesia’s older people are facing and their need for social protection. The data shows that Around 85 per cent of older people in Indonesia have no income security. An elderly [...]

Regional newsletter

This issue of Connect newsletter focuses on creating sustainable and resilient societies in Asia, horticulture in India's Thar Desert, older people-led disaster risk reduction, and the right to long-term care and palliative care. A reflection on roles of communities and governments in the scope of health and care is presented through an exclusive interview.

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