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Older people have a voice and must be heard. Read about how we put older people first in our work across the globe to fight ageism and gender equality, protect income and healthcare access and provide humanitarian response in times of crises.

Universal Health Coverage For All Ages

The world is ageing as people live longer than ever before. Despite this, healthcare systems are not meeting the basic needs of older people. Age International's new report makes the case for healthcare which is genuinely inclusive of older people, reaching them in their community.

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International Day of Older Persons 2023

Older people have changed the world. They have revolutionised technology, fought for gender equality, protected workers’ rights and started the climate movement.

To mark International Day of Older Persons 2023, we developed this feature about how older people hold their communities together.

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Older Women Lead the Way: International Women's Day 2023

Too often, older women are overlooked in society, but we know that older women are the pillars of their communities.

They are strong, resilient and inspiring, leading the way in many different ways.

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Expert voices

As they age, older people find themselves forgotten, ignored and invisible - by governments and organisations alike. It is time for change. It is time to take all ages into account. Read what experts in the field of ageing and international development have to say and what we are doing to influence decision makers

Older women: the hidden workforce

Globally, older women are contributing unrecognised yet critical support to their families, communities and economies through their paid and unpaid work. Our report, Older women: the hidden workforce gives voice to older women’s experience of work and sets out recommendations for how to address this inequality.

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5 things you need to know about older women’s work

For our report, Older women: the hidden workforce we’ve listened to the voices of older women across the globe, including Ethiopia and Malawi, who work tirelessly for their communities and families. 

This is what they need you to know

Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

Survivors urgently need shelter, medical assistance and food. Please donate today.


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