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This is the Portuguese translation of the 17th briefing in our Pension Watch series. It summarises data from surveys and focus groups carried out by older citizen monitors with recipients of the Basic Social Subsidy Programme in Mozambique. Download or view the resource here
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The 18th briefing in our Pension Watch series summarises data from surveys and focus groups carried out by older citizen monitors with recipients of the Senior Citizens Grant in Uganda. Download or view the resource here
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This brief discusses the impacts of a pilot pension scheme in Katete (Zambia), showing how it has transformed the lives of older people and their communities. Download or view the resource here
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This short brief provides information on the Old Age Pension in Lesotho. It highlights the main lessons learnt from the implementation of the scheme as well as the next steps to be taken to maintain and increase impact. Download or view the resource here
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The rights of older women are often ignored and neglected in emergencies. Download or view the resource here
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On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018, people around the world are campaigning for equality and the end to discrimination and violence against older women. Download or view the resource here
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At least seven elderly men and women have been murdered due to witchcraft accusations in different parts of Malawi since January 2018. Download or review the resource here
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Malawi is expected to have a universal old age pension scheme for older men and women to address the social and economical challenges they face in the country. This follows a study report on the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi which […]
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Government will introduce above-inflation adjustments for social protection spending to deal with the increase in VAT, according to the National Budget. Old age grant will increase on April 1, 2018 from the existing R1 600 to R1690 and to R1 700 on October 1, 2018. […]
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Two older people from HelpAge global network members joined HelpAge at the United Nations in New York as governments gathered to review implementation of the 2002 Madrid International Plan Of Action on Ageing. This blog describes their experiences. Download or view the resource here
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