7th April 2015
Several ILC representatives participated in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), March 9-20, 2015, New York.
The session conducted a global review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and consider opportunities for strengthening gender equality and the empowerment of women in the post-2015 development agenda.
The ILC Global Alliance was a signatory to the written statement entitled “Older women and Beijing: 20 years on,” submitted to the CSW59. It was also a co-sponsor of a side event, “Witchcraft Accusations, Violence, and Torture, Women and Children,” (March 11th). Silvia Perel-Levin (the ILC GA’s representative in Geneva), Masako Osako (Executive Director, Secretariat) and Mari Hatashima (a volunteer) participated in the session. For details on the session see http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw59-2015.
Contributed by M. Hatashima and M. Osako
Following a meeting of its members on Thursday, 7 May 2020, the ILC Global Alliance has prepared a Position Statement on COVID-19.
7th May 2020
Wij & corona is a Dutch platform where the experiences of older people during these trying corona times are shared. With this we give the voice of seniors a stage and support and inspire each other!
29th April 2020
The Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and ILC-Netherlands research project focusses on the impact, measures and restrictions of the corona virus on the senior population. The project intends to focus on how a diverse group of seniors (aged 60+) experience the virus and the measures taken. How do they perceive the risks and how does is impact their daily lives?
15th March 2020