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Family and Older Persons in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, The

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: July 2000
  • Page count: 180
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.II.F.6

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The family remains the most important source of support for the elderly. However, socio-economic changes are undermining this traditional means of support. Through case studies on Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka this publication discusses the implications of Asia's population future for the family and the elderly. The publication contains numerous statistical tables.