Charter on Gender and Ageing

Gender and ageing was the theme of the 2nd International Longevity Forum which brought together more than 30 experts to debate and provide recommendations, expressed in the “Gender and Ageing Charter”, including interaction with the audience of the event. The Charter highlights one fundamental aspect of the development of a culture of care which was discussed during the International Longevity Forum in 2013.

The 2nd International Longevity Forum, an initiative of the International Longevity Centre Brazil, was held in Rio de Janeiro on October 16th and 17th 2014 and co-organized by Bradesco Seguros and the Universidade Corporativa do Seguro (UniverSeg) in association with the Centro de Estudo e Pesquisa do Envelhecimento (CEPE), affiliated to the Instituto Vital Brazil (IVB), and partners from academia, government, civil society organizations and agencies of the United Nations:

· American Gerontological Society, USA;
· Brazilian Society for Dermatology;
· Brazilian Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology;
· Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ);
· Galderma Brazil;
· Globo Media Network & CBN, Brazil;
· Government of Canada;
· HelpAge International;
· Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), Brazil;
· International Labour Organization (ILO);
· International Longevity Centre, Argentina;
· National Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and Family, Argentina;
· Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
· South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute;
· The Hong Kong Council of Social Service;
· University of Campinas (UNICAMP);
· University of Montreal;
· University of Oxford;
· University of Sao Paulo (USP);
· University of Surrey;
· United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE);
· United Nations NGO Committee on Ageing Geneva;
· United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA);
· Women & Law in Southern Africa, Mozambique and
· The World Health Organization (WHO).

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