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Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
World social protection report 2014/15: building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
Social protection policies play a critical role in realising the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by boosting human capital and productivity, su...
Age Demands Action campaign manual
HelpAge International, 2014
This campaign training manual aims to strengthen older people’s knowledge, skills and confidence to grow as campaigners and change their communities and societies for the better. Contents are available as individual secti...
Asia in the ageing century: part III – healthcare
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2013
This is the third research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia. Highlights include: as Asian societies becom...
Asia in the ageing century: part II – retirement income
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2013
This is the second research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia.  The brief considers retirement income systems. Highl...
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Asia in the ageing century: part I – population trends
2013
Different parts of Asia are at different stages of demographic shift. Most of the population growth will be in South Asia, which is also younger and still has much more urbanisation ahead of it. East and South-East Asia is expected to...
Coresidence with elderly parents in contemporary China: the role of filial piety, reciprocity, socioeconomic resources, and parental needs
Z. Zhang; D. Gu; Y. Luo / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Traditionally, family has played a central role in elder care in China. In addition, China’s constitution and a series of laws passed in the late 1990s stipulate that family members have the primary responsibility for taking car...
Youth bulges and youth unemployment
D. Lam; M. Leibbrandt / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
The transition from age structures dominated by children to age structures concentrated in working ages may have mixed economic consequences. The “demographic dividend” may be an important contributor to economic growth. B...
Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
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Social protection for the elderly as a development strategy: a case study of Kenya’s old persons cash transfer programme
P. Mathiu; E. Kangai Mathiu 2010
Kenya has made progressive investments in social protection for the ageing, providing lessons and existing opportunities for similar programmes. In Kenya, there has been a paradigm shift from universal social protection schemes target...
World social protection report 2014/15: building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
Social protection policies play a critical role in realising the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by boosting human capital and productivity, su...
Age Demands Action campaign manual
HelpAge International, 2014
This campaign training manual aims to strengthen older people’s knowledge, skills and confidence to grow as campaigners and change their communities and societies for the better. Contents are available as individual secti...
Asia in the ageing century: part III – healthcare
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2013
This is the third research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia. Highlights include: as Asian societies becom...
Asia in the ageing century: part II – retirement income
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2013
This is the second research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia.  The brief considers retirement income systems. Highl...
Asia in the ageing century: part I – population trends
2013
Different parts of Asia are at different stages of demographic shift. Most of the population growth will be in South Asia, which is also younger and still has much more urbanisation ahead of it. East and South-East Asia is expected to...
Coresidence with elderly parents in contemporary China: the role of filial piety, reciprocity, socioeconomic resources, and parental needs
Z. Zhang; D. Gu; Y. Luo / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Traditionally, family has played a central role in elder care in China. In addition, China’s constitution and a series of laws passed in the late 1990s stipulate that family members have the primary responsibility for taking car...
Youth bulges and youth unemployment
D. Lam; M. Leibbrandt / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
The transition from age structures dominated by children to age structures concentrated in working ages may have mixed economic consequences. The “demographic dividend” may be an important contributor to economic growth. B...
Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province
HelpAge International, 2014
Thailand has a national plan on ageing and national bodies aiming to promote wellbeing of older people, including promoting their rights. Still, it appears that gaining information on and accessing the rights and entitlements under th...
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ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, United Nations (UN OEWGA)
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the United Nations' General Assembly in 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People
The Global Alliance aims to reach out to older people in all regions of the world to ensure their voices are heard by UN member states nationally, regionally, through UN institutions, UN Commissions and the UN General Assembly. The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People supports the creation of international and regional human rights instruments as powerful tools for strengtheni...
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE)
(JAEE) is an online, peer-refereed forum for increasing understanding of human aging and for improving the services provided to later-life adults. It is the only journal that deals specifically with ageing issues in emerging economies. The JAEE offers a platform for high quality research on ageing. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Department of Sociology at Kent State...
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Western Australia
Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2012
Review of Madrid Plan of  Action on Ageing
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