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Empowering older women

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Women and men’s different experiences of ageing should include living equally with income security, choice of work, access to appropriate healthcare and other support, participating fully in the community and public life, and enjoying respect from others.

Who cares about older women's work?

We are calling on UK parliamentarians to lead a public debate on how older women’s work in poorer countries must be recognised, valued and supported.

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Hot-take on...empowering older women

Discussing older women's rights

Baroness Sally Greengross OBE, Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre-UK, discusses older women's rights.

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I care for my disabled son and spin cotton

Aselefech is 70 and lives in Ethiopia. She juggles unpaid caring work with her spinning work.

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