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UN Chief calls for stronger laws to protect the elderly

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UN Member States are being urged to enact and enforce stronger laws and strategies to protect elderly people from abuse. UN Secretary-General made the appeal ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed every year on 15 June. Elderly people in all societies can be vulnerable to physical, psychological and financial abuse. Older women are [...]

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