World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15th June 2017
15th June 2017
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is a United Nations sanctioned event and as Ban Ki-Moon the former Secretary General said “On this day I call upon Member States and civil society to strengthen their resolve and redouble their efforts to eliminate all forms of violence and abuse against older people”.
There are lots of opportunities and activities that organisations could undertake to promote and celebrate the day. More information is available on the Action on elder abuse website