Every day millions of older people around the world are discriminated against because of their age. It's time to put a stop to ageism.
Examples of age discrimination
Elder abuse occurs all around the world and appears to be on the increase. It is estimated that 1 in 6 older people experience abuse each month.
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In rural Tanzania, older women are being accused of being witches and being ostracised, beaten and sometimes even killed.
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Older people have too often been left out of development efforts. Lets make sure that the future of development takes older people into account.
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