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Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University (PGDA)
The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) carries out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. A key overarching theme focuses the expertise available at various schools at Harvard toward one of the pressing health questions of global aging, namely understanding the changing patterns of adult morbidity and morta...
Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania
HelpAge International, 2015
HelpAge conducted a study in Kidabaga, Mwatasi and Mhanga villages, Kilolo District, in Iringa region to build baseline data to promote and monitor mobility?focused interventions for rural older people. Three approaches were us...
We can also make change: piloting participatory research with persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh
HelpAge International, 2015
The aim of the research presented in this report was to understand better the experiences of social, political and economic exclusion of persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh from their own perspectives. A...
Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
Age International
In 2012 Age UK created Age International as a subsidiary charity to lead and manage its international work. It also works as part of the HelpAge International network.
Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development
Age International, 2015
The number of people in the world has doubled since 1970, and will grow further, from 7 to 10 billion, by 2050. But less well-known is the fact that the world is ageing as well as growing. There are currently 868 million older people ...
Responding to rapid population growth in Egypt
H. Youssef; M. Osman; F. Roudi-Fahimi / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Egypt’s rapid population growth is putting pressure on the country’s economy and environment and is threatening the health and well-being of its people. From 1994 to 2014, the population grew by 46 percent, from 60 million...
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2015
Based on a review of available data sources and estimation strategies, this paper suggests that low and middle-income countries where complete vital registration systems do not yet exist, or cannot be established in a short time, shou...
Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung / Berlin Institute for Population and Development
The Berlin Institute for Population and Development is an independent think tank that researches questions about regional and global demographic changes. The institute was founded in 2000 as a non-profit foundation and has the task to raise awareness about demographic change, promote sustainable development, contribute new ideas to the policy field, and form concepts for solutions to demographic a...
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Learning with older people about their transport and mobility problems in rural Tanzania
HelpAge International, 2015
HelpAge conducted a study in Kidabaga, Mwatasi and Mhanga villages, Kilolo District, in Iringa region to build baseline data to promote and monitor mobility?focused interventions for rural older people. Three approaches were us...
We can also make change: piloting participatory research with persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh
HelpAge International, 2015
The aim of the research presented in this report was to understand better the experiences of social, political and economic exclusion of persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh from their own perspectives. A...
Women in the labour market in China
S. Dasgupta; M. Matsumoto; C. Xia / International Labour Organization, 2015
his paper reviews the evolution of gender inequality in China’s labour market during the economic and social reform since 1978. The reform phase has been a period of high growth in China, but during this period we also observe i...
Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development
Age International, 2015
The number of people in the world has doubled since 1970, and will grow further, from 7 to 10 billion, by 2050. But less well-known is the fact that the world is ageing as well as growing. There are currently 868 million older people ...
Responding to rapid population growth in Egypt
H. Youssef; M. Osman; F. Roudi-Fahimi / Population Reference Bureau, 2014
Egypt’s rapid population growth is putting pressure on the country’s economy and environment and is threatening the health and well-being of its people. From 1994 to 2014, the population grew by 46 percent, from 60 million...
Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a review of proposed approaches and opportunities
S. Helleringer / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2015
Based on a review of available data sources and estimation strategies, this paper suggests that low and middle-income countries where complete vital registration systems do not yet exist, or cannot be established in a short time, shou...
Consequential omissions: how demography shapes development – lessons from the MDGs for the SDGs
M. Herrmann (ed) / Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung / Berlin Institute for Population and Development, 2015
Today’s population megatrends – continued population growth, population ageing, urbanisation and migration – shape progress towards virtually all of the top priorities on national and international agendas. This repo...
Integrating population issues into sustainable development, including the post- 2015 development agenda: a concise report
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2015
In designing and implementing the new development agenda, post-2105, it is important to understand and account for the demographic changes that are likely to unfold over the next 15 years and how such changes are expected to contribut...
Can a nuclear deal help Iran’s young labor force?
F. Roudi / Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015
Iran is poised to reap a vast “demographic dividend” if the appropriate national and international policies are adopted, including a nuclear deal with the P5+1 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germa...
Take-off, persistence, and sustainability: the demographic factor of Chinese growth
F. Cai; Y. Lu / The East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, 2015
With the reduction of the working-age population and the increase of the population dependency ratio as the main characteristics of the demographic dividend having disappeared, China’s potential growth rate decreases. Results in...
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Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University (PGDA)
The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) carries out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. A key overarching theme focuses the expertise available at various schools at Harvard toward one of the pressing health questions of global aging, namely understanding the changing patterns of adult morbidity and morta...
Age International
In 2012 Age UK created Age International as a subsidiary charity to lead and manage its international work. It also works as part of the HelpAge International network.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues. To further its mission, the IUSSP: organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledge organizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research cap...
Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung / Berlin Institute for Population and Development
The Berlin Institute for Population and Development is an independent think tank that researches questions about regional and global demographic changes. The institute was founded in 2000 as a non-profit foundation and has the task to raise awareness about demographic change, promote sustainable development, contribute new ideas to the policy field, and form concepts for solutions to demographic a...
Alzheimer’s Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) is the think tank of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It conducts research and analysis on a wide range of foreign policy issues.
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 (GAROP)
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...
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