Our rights under threat as we grow old: A timely expert discussion on the intersection of disability and age

Virtual Side event during the 13th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPDTuesday, 1 December, 1:15-2:30 pm – NY Time, 7:15-8:30 pm – GVA Time  Register here The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed in tragic ways the combined effects of ageism and ableism on the rights of older persons with disabilities. Older persons with or without disabilities, and persons with disabilities regardless of their […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 18 June 2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Violence against older persons, a human rights violation Side Event, Human Rights Council 38th session Monday 18 June 2018 – 12:00-13:30 – Conference Room XXIII- Palais Violence against older persons remains largely hidden. However, it is gaining recognition as an important barrier to the enjoyment of human rights by older […]