Publications 2017-07-04T16:32:26+00:00

Universal social pension: Feasibility in the Philippines (infographic)

This is a summary of the report called "The Feasibility of a Universal Social Pension in the Philippines". The infographic consists of 5 sections presenting the concept of universal social pension, benefits and affordability in the context [...]

Work, family and social protection: Old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

This report provides a comparative investigation of the income security of older people in five Asian countries that have diverse contexts; namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The report paints a picture of the [...]

Infographic “Work, family and social protection”

The infographic summarises some of the key messages in the report Work, family and social protection: Old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The full report is also available to download. [...]

AgeNews No.20

In AgeNews 20, we highlight the ASEAN meeting on the promotion of older people's organisations hosted by the Cambodian government last December. We look at snapshots on campaigns held across the region on the International [...]

Informal social protection in Myanmar’s central dry zone

This briefing is about informal social protection systems in rural communities in Myanmar's central dry zone. It is based on qualitative research conducted in March 2016 in villages of Mahlaing township (Mandalay region) and Pakokku [...]

The Global Demography of Aging: Facts, Explanations, Future

This working paper provides  a broad overview of the global demography of ageing. It reviews patterns, trends, and projections involving various indicators of population ageing and their demographic antecedents and sequelae. It also reviews theories economists use [...]

HelpAge Regional Conference 2016 Proceedings

This report details the proceedings at the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2016, which focused on the economic implications of ageing. Language: English Published: HelpAge International East Asia/Pacific, 2016 Size: 1.2 MB Download [...]

Rapid Population Ageing in Viet Nam: Challenges and Opportunities

This factsheet presents the population ageing in Vietnam which creates both challenges and opportunities to the country’s development. It also provides recommendations for Vietnam to prepare for the transition to the aged phase which is expected to [...]

Assessment of UNFPA’s piloted community-based model on care for older people (Summary)

Under the project titled “Prevention of domestic violence, addressing imbalanced sex ratio at birth (SRB), and care for the elderly” funded by UNFPA in Hai Duong Province and Ben Tre Province in Viet Nam, the Inter-generational Self-Help [...]

Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people (executive summary)

This is the executive summary of a report that aims to stimulate discussion about some of the actions that governments and city authorities in low- and middle-income countries can take to build truly inclusive cities, [...]

Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people

This report draws on focus group discussions, expert opinions and network project experience to argue how our cities need to change to protect and promote the rights of older people living in urban environments. The [...]

Older citizen monitoring: achievements and learning

This report highlights older citizen monitoring (OCM) achievements and challenges and reflects a wide range of innovative and diverse approaches to OCM developed across the HelpAge global network. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2016 Size: [...]

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Regional newsletter

In this AgeNews 22, we feature older people’s voices at the UN world conference on disaster risk reduction, Myanmar’s first national universal social pension, Pakistan – Balochistan’s Senior Citizens Act 2017 and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.


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