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The Senex Association for Ageing Studies Research on the Impact of Climate Change

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Turkey Capacity Development Programme continued its work on the rights of older persons through its partnership with Senex/Akdeniz University, Antalya. The partnership between the Turkey Programme and the University’s Department of Gerontology resulted in the formation Continue reading » “The Senex Association for Ageing Studies Research on the Impact of Climate Change”

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A Multi-Country Research Initiative: on Covid-19, Gender and Human Rights

Launched in June 2020, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s multi-programme initiative on Covid- 19 and gender equality supported research in six countries. The aim: to create fourteen unique independent research projects surrounding the gendered implications on human rights in the time Continue reading » “A Multi-Country Research Initiative: on Covid-19, Gender and Human Rights”

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons in a Pandemic: Findings from Two Studies Conducted in China

While  the  COVID-19  pandemic  has had an impact  on  all  members  of  society,  persons with  disabilities and especially older persons with disabilities have been disproportionately  affected.  With the reduction and sometimes complete shutdown of vital services, persons with disabilities were  … Continue reading » “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons in a Pandemic: Findings from Two Studies Conducted in China”

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