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Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
Middle Eastern youth and the Arab Spring: cross-national variation and trends in values
M. Moaddel; J. de Jong / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Scholars and analysts widely claimed that the youth played a crucial role in the making of the revolutionary movements dubbed the Arab Spring. There has been little empirical evidence, however, to substantiate this claim and to docume...
Reducing old age and economic vulnerabilities: why Uganda should improve its pension system
World Bank, 2014
Despite Uganda’s young population, there is an urgent need for pension reform. Limited social protection is leaving vulnerable elderly members of society exposed to poverty, a situation that is exacerbated by the fact that few w...
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...
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Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
Middle Eastern youth and the Arab Spring: cross-national variation and trends in values
M. Moaddel; J. de Jong / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Scholars and analysts widely claimed that the youth played a crucial role in the making of the revolutionary movements dubbed the Arab Spring. There has been little empirical evidence, however, to substantiate this claim and to docume...
Reducing old age and economic vulnerabilities: why Uganda should improve its pension system
World Bank, 2014
Despite Uganda’s young population, there is an urgent need for pension reform. Limited social protection is leaving vulnerable elderly members of society exposed to poverty, a situation that is exacerbated by the fact that few w...
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...
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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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