Age discrimination risks being written into UN Sustainable Development Goals

An older man sits in his house in Peru.

As governments meet in New York this week to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (successor to the Millennium Development Goals), Age International, Age UK and other ageing experts warn that unless there is a change in language, age discrimination will unwittingly be written into the global targets for the next 15 years.

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Nepal Earthquake: Age International set to reach 10,000 older people

Bir and Tarka stand smiling side by side.

Following the devastating Nepal Earthquake, we’re working with our local partners to support older people affected by the disaster.

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AIDS – not just a young person’s disease

Anne Gatono lost her children to AIDs.

Often characterised as a young person’s disease, more older people than ever are living with HIV. New data from UNAIDS – the UN’s main advocate for coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic – reveals that an estimated 3.6 million people aged 50 and older are living with HIV.

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