older women

Commission on the Status of Women 2019

2019-02-14T14:31:35+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Date: 11-22 March 2019 Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commission elaborated a multi-year programme [...]

Financial Security of Older Women: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

2019-01-02T14:25:52+00:00 Tags: , , |

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 in old age is [...]

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

2018-11-20T15:51:31+00:00 Tags: , , |

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 health issues and human [...]

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

2018-11-06T16:18:30+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

  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 women’s issues in Myanmar [...]

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 [...]