Joint submission Open-Ended Working Group On Ageing, 8th Working Session, 5-7 July 2017 - Neglect, violence and abuse

Older persons are subjected to different types of violence, abuse and neglect, including physical, psychological, sexual, financial, neglect, abandonment and harmful traditional or customary practices. It may be a single or repeated act, may be against one individual or systemic, structural or part of an institutional practice, for example a restrictive practice.

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Author: 
Prof Andrew Byrnes (and others)