Elderly Poverty Series

Elderly Poverty Series

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Singapore

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Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor

The poverty rate has been rising among the working elderly, one study shows. Why do seniors here feel the need to work for ...

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Vietnam

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South Korea

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Myanmar

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Poverty forces families in Myanmar to ditch their elderly

“The old woman was left in the dark, tainted with faeces and urine,” recalls a social worker, who warns that elderly ...

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