Afghanistan ranked worst country for elderly

Many forced to work into old age, with pension payouts as low as $10 per month and children unable to support parents.

    Afghanistan has been ranked as the worst country in the world for the elderly.

    Pension payouts there are as low as $10 a month, and most children are too poor to support their parents.

    That is why many old people have no choice but to keep working.

    In the first part of Al Jazeera's Senior Times series, Jane Ferguson reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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