income security

Investing in an ageing world: shifting debates from costs to investments

2017-05-03T09:53:27+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Our world is ageing and, in some countries and regions, rapidly. The fact that people now live longer, in better health, and generally in better conditions than ever before is a remarkable success story. But what opportunities and challenges [...]

Interview with Dr Bazlul Haque Khondker, an expert economist from Bangladesh discussing social protection

2017-07-14T15:06:42+00:00 Tags: , , , |

  What are some of the reasons that make social protection for older people so important, economically and socially? A large number of older people are either poor or vulnerable to sudden change, and they enter into retirement without [...]

Regional Learning Exchange Network on Women’s Financial Security in Old Age “Strategic Advocacy Campaign Workshop”

2017-04-20T15:54:56+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Regional learning network on women’s financial security in old age ILC Singapore (ILC-S), a Tsao Foundation Initiative and member of the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance, kicked-off a collaborative research on women’s impoverishment with the main goal to advocate for [...]

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

2017-02-14T11:54:09+00:00 Tags: , , , |

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 multiple sources of income [...]