June 15, 2016 - The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is commemorated each year on 15 June to highlight the often silent suffering of the elder generation.  This is the one day of the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some defenseless older people.

Empowering Older Women
Video: Empowering Older Women – The forgotten half-billion

 A CSW60 Side Event organized by Mission of Argentina, NGO Committee on Ageing:
United Nations Webcast: Ending Elder Abuse: Breaking the Generational Cycle of Violence

 NGO Committee on Ageing • PO Box 1854 • New York, NY • 10163-1854