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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Charities urge grandparents in the UK to help older people overseas

Goats stand in an Age Uk charity shop.

Age UK and Age International bring to life what people’s donations could mean to an older person overseas. Goats, like these ones pictured in an Age UK shop, cost £18 each and provide milk, fertilizer and income.

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