rights

Social issues are everyone’s issues – Learn from a Thai disability advocate

2019-11-05T10:13:12+00:00 Tags: , , , |

    What was the experience of disability groups in advocating for their rights in Thailand and at the international level? In 1981, when the UN announced the International Year of Disability, the disability movement began at all levels in [...]

Fair guidelines: four steps towards a UN convention on the rights of older people

2019-06-06T11:48:41+00:00 Tags: , , , |

These guidelines are for civil society organisations wishing to influence their governments to support a convention. They emphasise the importance of involving older people in your advocacy activities, both as a matter of principle, and because older people are the [...]

Our Voices, Our Rights – what older people say about the normative elements of their right to autonomy and independence

2019-04-22T10:21:42+00:00 Tags: , , |

Published ahead of the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), this new GAROP report is based on a recent consultation with over 1,000 older people in ten countries in Africa and Asia. The participants were asked [...]