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The overall objective of this project was to contribute to improved governance that respects the rights of older women and men and to ensure their contribution to the democratization and national development processes in Ethiopia.
The project supported and facilitated dialogue forums, awareness-raising sessions, established networks and platforms for older people, policymakers and action groups at all levels. These activities have resulted in enhanced understanding of policymakers and the general public about the rights and entitlements of older people. They have contributed a lot in strengthening and creating a vibrant umbrella organization that effectively advocates for the recognition and protection of the rights and entitlements of elderly citizens in Ethiopia and ensures their access to basic needs. Result areas that can demonstrate the achievements include the following: