Older People No Longer Invisible Casualties of War in Ukraine
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An older woman is evacuated from a hospice in Chasiv Yar city, Donetsk district, Ukraine, April 18, 2022.
© 2022 AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris
The impact of war on older people has never been more visible than in the conflict in Ukraine. Images of older people unable to reach the safety of basements, being carried over makeshift bridges or walking through body-strewn streets haunt our screens. Some have been unable to flee. Others have decided not to leave their lifelong homes.
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Source:: Human Rights Watch