Tafta commemorates International Day of Older Persons

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This year, the theme of  the United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons on 1 October is “Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions”. Tafta, which annually commemorates the day, will use the opportunity to showcase some of our elders’ wisdoms and human rights experiences. CEO Femada Shamam hopes that by doing so, the association will dispel some of the myths and stigmas of diminished mental capacity often associated with the ageing process. “As the UN declaration around ageing rightfully states, the process of ageing should not compromise an older person’s fundamental […]