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Ageing population in Bangladesh

2019-11-07T16:56:12+07:00Tags: , |

The information on the ageing population in this country is presented under three sections: 1.) Situation of older people, 2.) Key facts  and 3.) Government policies related to older people. In addition, in 2015 HelpAge published Global AgeWatch Index that ranks countries by how well their ageing [...]

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

2019-06-06T11:48:41+07:00Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Is income security possible in Asia without social pensions?

2019-05-21T14:02:22+07:00Tags: , , |

Social protection has increasingly been recognised as one of the most effective measures to tackle poverty and inequality. The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Social Protection Floors Recommendation (no. 202) promotes four guarantees to ensure basic income security throughout the life cycle. Target 1.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals [...]