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While targeting poverty in all forms, don’t forget the elderly

A rickshaw driver sleeps beside covered handcarts early morning in Allahabad. (Photo: AP)

17 Oct 2016 12:48 AM

Let’s take a stand against ageism

On October 1, in observing the International Day of Older Persons, United Nations takes a stand against ageism by drawing attention to and challenging negative stereotypes and misconceptions about old

30 Sep 2016 12:16 AM

Remembering those who have lost their memory

A file photo of a woman, suffering from Alzheimer’s desease, holding the hand of a relative in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France (Photo: AFP)

21 Sep 2016 1:07 AM

Elder abuse: Stop it, prevent and manage it

June 15 is observed as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This year it is the 10th anniversary of WEAAD. Older people and all those who support fulfilment of their needs believe that the crux of elder abuse in society is violation of the rights of seniors.

15 Jun 2016 6:27 AM

On this day, let’s remember to empower ageing women

Women carry bricks at a factory in Karad, Maharashtra, on Monday, the eve of International Women’s Day. (Photo: PTI)

08 Mar 2016 12:56 AM