Residents have been urged to embrace, uphold and protect the rights of senior citizens, as enshrined in the constitution. Addressing a celebration of the International Day of Older Persons at Noma Day Care in Ga-Rankuwa, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said “The time is […]
HelpAge International has released a new report titled ‘Entitled to the same rights – what older women say about their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.’ This report is based on a consultation with approximately 250 older women […]
Summary The paper analyzes the elderly survival strategies in an increasingly urbanizing city of Maseru in the period 2009-2012 using the household survey conducted on poor elderly in the three urban communities of Thibella, Sekamaneng and Motimposo. It seeks to understand the impact of rapid […]
Summary This project was commissioned by HelpAge International as a basis for broader efforts to develop an indicator-based system for monitoring older people’s human rights in different countries across the world. View or download the resource here
To deal effectively with the plight of older persons by establishing a framework aimed at the empowerment and protection of older persons and at the promotion and maintenance of their status, rights, well-being, safety and security; and to provide for matters connected therewith. View or […]
Why the EU must make its development cooperation age-friendly As the world’s largest aid donor, the EU is a leading force in the fight against poverty. Its achievements so far in getting aid to the people who need it most should be celebrated. Today, EU […]
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