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Discrimination Against Older People Pervasive Worldwide

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Rohingya people refugees carry an older woman on the way to camp at Shahpori Island, in Teknaf, Bangladesh on September 13, 2017.  © 2017 Md. Mehedi Hasan/Pacific Press/Sipa USA/AP Images Ageism – the stereotyping, prejudice, and/or discrimination of individuals or groups based on their age – is all around us. One just has to look at a rack of birthday cards for images ridiculing older people or the rows of “anti-ageing” creams on the shelves of your local pharmacy. Harmless, one may think, but it doesn’t stop there. In a new report on ageism and age discrimination,…

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