Include older women in the UK International Development Strategy

Globally, older women contribute critical paid and unpaid work. In low and middle-income countries, older women are supporting children, family and friends, yet their rights and needs are not recognised or met. The new UK International Development Strategy must explicitly include older women.

7,103 Signatures

Status
Open
Opened
Thursday 16th September 2021
Last 24 hours signatures
2
Signature Deadline
Wednesday 16th March 2022
Estimated Final Signatures: 7,210

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Recent Documents related to Include older women in the UK International Development Strategy

1. Include older women in the UK International Development Strategy
10/09/2021 - Petitions

Found: Globally, older women contribute critical paid and unpaid work. In low and middle-income countries, older

2. Age International - written evidence
12/02/2019 - Inquiry: UK progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - International Development Committee
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Found: evidence - Age International  Age International submission to the IDC inquiry into UK progress on the

3. Age International - written evidence
06/03/2019 - Inquiry: DFID's work on disability - International Development Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Age International Age International submission to the IDC inquiryinto DFID’s work

4. Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus
29/04/2020 - Inquiry: Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus - International Development Committee
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Found: Age International submission to the IDC inquiry: Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus

5. The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa
01/02/2020 - Inquiry: The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa - International Relations and Defence Committee
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Found: Gloucestershire, UK and Dr Philippa Waterhouse, Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Open University, UK – Written

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Recent Speeches related to Include older women in the UK International Development Strategy

1. International Women’s Day
11/03/2021 - Grand Committee

1: takes note of International Women’s Day and the United Kingdom’s role in empowering women in the recovery - Speech Link
2: saying that my thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of Sarah Everard at this very difficult - Speech Link

2. International Women’s Day
10/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: note of International Women’s Day and the United Kingdom’s role in advancing equalities for women everywhere - Speech Link
2: note of International Women’s Day and the United Kingdom’s role in advancing equalities for women everywhere - Speech Link
3: to begin my role as Minister for Women with a debate on International Women’s Day, which I am sure many - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: International Response
18/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: opportunity to update the House on the UK’s international response to Covid-19—the biggest threat that - Speech Link

4. International Widows Day
19/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: to hold this debate supporting widows ahead of the ninth UN-recognised International Widows Day, and here - Speech Link

5. Global Gender Equality
17/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: led the United Kingdom delegation to the recent Women Deliver conference, which was hosted this year by - Speech Link

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The Government’s ambitions for eradicating extreme poverty in low and middle-income countries requires an approach to gender equality that is just and effective and includes people of all ages. Older women across the globe, but especially in poorer areas, carry out relentless paid and unpaid work with little or no choice, and often without support. They deserve to live with dignity, and to be given the help they need, as equal members of society.


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