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Older age and human rights: more participation, less discrimination

Supported by: The Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic

Project span: September 2011 – March 2012

IVO Project team: Jarmila Filadelfiová (project leader), Zora Bútorová, Martina Sekulová, Miroslava Hlinčíková; Ján Bartoš.

External analysts: Bernardína Bodnárová, Peter Guráň, Lýdia Marošiová.

Objective: To analyze the life situation and discrimination of older people in Slovakia; the attitudes towards them in various segments of the society; to learn more about the preparedness of the Slovak society for the model of active ageing. Dissemination of research findings will enhance the quality of public discourse about the rights of older people. The acquired knowledge can be used for the preparation and implementation of a strategy of active ageing in the upcoming European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.


- Short presentation Work and Active Ageing in Public Perception [PDF]
- Final data report [PDF, in Slovak]
Press release [PDF, in Slovak]
- Presentation of research findings [PDF, in Slovak]
- Press conference

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