Social Protection Resource Centre

Online session on ‘Old Age Well-Being in Pakistan’ Speakers suggest old age sensitive policies, legislations, programmes

Zubair Qureshi

For older people to live their life with equality, dignity and freedom, it is essential that socio-economic policies, legislations and programmes consider the multi-sectoral implications on an ageing population.
These views were expressed at an online session on “Disability Burden and Old Age Well-Being in Pakistan” organized by the Social Protection Resource Centre (SPRC).
Secretary Ministry of Human Rights (MoHR) Rabiya Javeri Agha moderated the session.
The panelists included social policy analyst Asghar Zaidi, Principal Clinical Psychologist for Brothers of Charity Services, Ireland, Dr. Akhtar Ali Syed and Executive Director of SPRC Dr Safdar Sohail. The event also featured launch of a report on the “State of PWD Well-Being in Pakistan.”
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