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Changing the lives of carers

Welcome to our blog. This is where we share latest news from the field, carers’ stories, advocacy progress, and much more!

Laxmi and her daughter

#HumansCare | Laxmi

11 March 2021
This week we celebrated International Women’s Day and this year’s theme #ChooseToChallenge is perfectly encapsulated in Laxmi, whose story we are s...
a woman using a sewing machine

#HumansCare | Sailaja

16 February 2021
Five years ago, Hanumantha, from a village in Andhra Pradesh, was involved in a serious road traffic accident on his bike which left him paralysed ...
Rani and her family

#HumansCare | Maya Rani

21 January 2021
Maya Rani from Savar, Bangladesh cares for her daughter who has learning difficulties and a physical disability. Her husband’s health is poor and h...
Group of carers in India

Isolation and Loneliness

09 June 2020
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they mak...
Carer hugging elderly next to the global state of care logo

International Alliance of Carer Organisations | “Global State of Care” Report Out Now

22 November 2018
After extensive research, the International Alliance of Carer Organisations (IACO) has published a landmark “Global State of Care” report in partne...
Ladies from India sitting on the floor

The Challenges of an Ageing Population

03 October 2018
This week we acknowledged International Day of Older Persons, which presents an opportunity to both celebrate the elderly population and raise awar...