A glance at the challenges faced by older Roma in Europe

ERGO-Old-Age-Income-and-Pensions-image A snapshot published by ERGO provides a brief overview on the enhanced discrimination facing older Roma, and women in particular: shorter life expectancy, poorer health, increased poverty, inadequate housing and nutrition, and difficult working conditions.

ERGO recommends a life-course approach, adequate statutory minimum pensions, addressing the gender dimension, fighting pervasive ageism and supporting access to lifelong learning opportunities and decent employment.

View ERGO’s brief here

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