Zambia: Promoting social protection for aged –

Submitted by fabbri on Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:52

 Zambia Daily Mail (10.07.2018) Zambia’s National Policy on Ageing defines an older person as one aged 60 years or older and the country’s current retirement threshold is 65 years. There are a number of challenges facing the elderly in Zambia which include social exclusion. Some suffer from isolation due to stigma. In some rural communities, elderly people are suspected of practising witchcraft and poverty is also highly pronounced among them.

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