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

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 [...]

Organizing Old Age Pensions for India’s Informal Workers

  "Organizing Old Age Pensions for India’s Informal Workers: A Case Study of a Sector-Driven Approach" was published by the Asia Health Policy Program. It is part of working paper series on health and demographic change [...]

Health Rights of Older People

The book examines the health rights of older persons who are more likely potentially to face various disadvantages in terms of healthcare access and affordability, thereby impacting on health outcomes. Data from five countries in [...]

Freedom to decide for ourselves

This report presents the themes and issues raised by 450 older people from 24 countries in a consultation on their rights to autonomy, independence, long-term care and palliative care. In light of the responses, the [...]

Cambodia National Policy on Ageing 2017-2030

  The Royal Government of Cambodia recognises that the inevitable changes of the demographic situations, especially a rising proportion of the older population, affects not just the older persons but all parts of society and [...]

Regional newsletter

In this issue, we featured stories on the right to heath for older people, a new regional programme on NCDs intervention, national ageing alliance in Thailand, older people's associations in Bangladesh, financial security of older women in Singapore and acheivements of our network members in 2018.


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