Publications

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

Dry Zone Electronic Cash Transfer Pilot Evaluation

This report presents the findings from the process evaluation of HelpAge International’s Electronic Cash Transfer Intervention Pilot in Myingyan township, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. The pilot aimed to test the digital distribution of social pension to [...]

Global AgeWatch Insights: Executive summary

This is the executive summary of 'Global AgeWatch Insights' report that considers the progress being made to achieve older people's right to health amid the global drive towards universal health coverage. It explores how older [...]

Global AgeWatch Insights 2018

Global AgeWatch Insights considers the progress being made to achieve older people's right to health amid the global drive towards universal health coverage. It explores how older people are currently accessing health services and what changes [...]

Rapid needs assessment of older people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia

This report summarises the findings of a rapid needs assessment of older people affected by the tsunami in Indonesia in September 2018. The aim of this RNA-OP is to support anyone responding to the devastating [...]

Financial Security of Older Women: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

This collective volume is the first cross-country comparative study that assesses the status of financial security of older women in six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The report suggests that women’s financial security [...]

Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific

"Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific: Baseline and Pathways for Transformative Change by 2030" is a joint undertaking by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the UN Women [...]

Who Cares: Why older women’s economic empowerment matters for the Sustainable Development Goals

This briefing paper seeks to raise awareness of the critical but invisible work that older women do - paid and unpaid - in developing country contexts. This paper makes clear how gender norms and inequalities intersect with poverty, public [...]

Voice of Senior citizens (November 2018)

'Voices of senior citizens' is a monthly newsletter produced by Ageing Nepal. It provides overview on their advocacy and programme activities on social security, rights, emergency, elder abuse and neglect. It also reports a collection of news relating [...]

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 [...]

Financial security of elderly women from a lifecourse perspective: evidence from Myanmar

  This country report focuses on financial security among older women in Myanmar from a life course perspective.  It gives  recommendations that are relevant to women across all life stages. The current need for focus on [...]

Regional newsletter

'Connect' newsletter no.6 is now available for download. In this issue, we cover stories of network members from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. You will also find an exclusive interview with a Thai disability advocate which give us food for thoughts on the call for UN convention for the Rights of Older Persons.

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