Southeast Asia

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 [...]

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 [...]

Regional workshop “Community-based social care: What is the role of the State?”

2018-02-06T14:10:47+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

From 27 to 28 January 2015, HelpAge International East Asia Pacific Regional Office, in collaboration with the Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, held the regional workshop Community-based social care: What is the role of the State? [...]

Community-based social care in East and Southeast Asia

2016-12-26T10:14:28+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This briefing describes how demographic and societal transformations in east and south-east Asia are increasing demand for care of older people while constraining the supply of caregivers, and suggests ways to respond. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, East Asia [...]