On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, U.N. SG Ban Says Ending Elder Violence, Neglect Important Step To Achieving SDGs

U.N. News Centre: On World Day, Ban calls for ending elder abuse as a pathway towards Global Goals
“Marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Wednesday] emphasized that ending neglect, abuse, and violence against older people is crucial as the international community continues to work together towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and fulfill their underlying pledge to leave no one behind…” (6/15).