Long lives aren’t necessarily happy ones in Africa

12 Oct 2016

Dr Paul Harpur published an article in The Conversation with  of the University of Dar es Salaamcontrasting rising health improvements in Africa with the lack of enforcement of laws protecting the elderly, particularly women. Dr Harpur argues that implementing the laws requires improved human rights education to protect a growing elderly population. 

Read the article: Long lives aren’t necessarily happy ones in Africa, particularly for women

Dr Harpur and Mr Ngalomba also published a related conference paper, The African Women's Protocol and the Right to Life for Older Persons.