World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2015

Older people say that they are being subjected to abuse and discrimination because of their age, according to a report by the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP). Today, (15 June) Age Demands Action campaigners in 40 countries, will ... Read more

Never too old to learn

13 April 2015 - Banthi, Lamphun, Thailand A pilot project in Thailand's rural north gives the elderly renewed confidence in their abilities and the means to support themselves. We live in a world where population ageing is pervasive. Life expectanc... Read more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Sunday 15 June

Violence against older people is a global phenomenon says HelpAge International as activists call for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People Violence against older people is a global issue, says HelpAge International on World Elder Abuse Awarene... Read more

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Age Demands Action for Rights 2014

Older women and men have the same rights as everyone else: we are all born equal and this does not changes as we grow older. Despite this, older women and men around the world continue to be discriminated against and denied their rights because of their o... Read more

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Vietnamese 10 years of implementation of MIPAA

Over the last decade, the Government of Vietnam has been implementing policies and actions to improve the lives of older people, in accordance with the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA). This report examines the actions taken and pro... Read more

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