The older generation of Meczyki appears in the film to call for their human rights to be respected

In every corner of Meczyki, there is concern for some members of the community. The older they get, the more likely they feel that they will be deprived of something they hold dear.

Human rights violations for them are not a problem they see on television from a distant land, but a reality of their daily lives. Now, some of them talk about matters that influenced them and their contemporaries in a powerful film ageCharity for older people in Meczyki.

In this, they make their point, not what they think they should. But modern life moves at such a pace that they might be in danger of being left behind and the opportunity to remind the rest of society that they deserve the respect they deserve, was a great opportunity not to be missed. could.

“We are entitled to the same human rights as all other generations”

Equal treatment and no discrimination on behalf of older people are two elements of Age Cymru Calls
(Image: Photo by Simon Godfrey at Unsplash)

The cleverly animated film was produced by community arts facilitators and artists John Rutigan and Emma Prentice and features a wide variety of voices. it is offered by age Chair Professor John Williams, who sets the scene perfectly as they emphasize the individuality of a diverse group of people.

“The film covers issues like dignity, choice, respect, equal treatment, no labels, no discrimination and the right to use the language of your choice,” he said. “Human rights do not diminish with age. As older people, we are entitled to the same human rights as all other generations.”

It is about being able to contribute to society and not being discriminated against on any grounds, with John pledging: “At Age Cyremu, we will continue to protect and promote the human rights of the people.”

The film is part of the Welsh Government’s delivery plan for strategy for aging society, Many of the points of the plan to make Meczyki a great place to grow old are also echoed by older people on camera; Ensuring that older people have options, are protected from abuse and have access to community resources such as toilets and parks.

everyone breathes the same air

Louisa St Bartholomew-Brown Morgan is a freelance actor, a union activist and hails from Build Meczyki. She is also 70 years old, but she sees that as casual and, therefore, no hindrance to the human rights, which she believes, with passion, that are her cause.

He said, “My freedom, my freedom, the right to every available resource, the equal rights of everyone who is breathing the same air as me.” “I have equal rights.”

Jenny-Anne Bishop, President of Unique TG North Meczyki and Rhyl aged 76, said: “I think the most important human right to me is the right to live as an individual, which is included in the right to privacy and dignity.”

Carmarthen’s Vines describes himself as a supporter of Edge Cymru.

“We all have the freedom to think what we want, to do what we want,” he said. “And no one should stop us because we are any color, or faith, or religion, or any gender and things like that.”

At 72 years old, Janet Edwards seems as busy as ever as a library service volunteer and a lift — low impact functional training — instructor. He is also involved in promoting the health benefits of the Chinese martial art Tai Chi to his contemporaries. She likes youth outfits because that’s how she feels.

“So if I like to wear my flowers in my hair, if I like to wear loopy earrings, if I like to wear my scarves, I think to myself that as long as I can be, I’m fine,” she Told. , “I don’t want to be stereotyped as an old man. I still feel like I’m young on the inside.”

Amal Berouti, aged 73, from Cardiff, manages the Golden Year and Let’s As Well projects for Women Connect First. Like all others, human rights are important to him, perhaps not something that should be raised as an issue.

,I have a right to be heard and understood and respected,” she said. Take my feelings, and not just me, lightly.”

you can watch the full movie Here, The charity is also encouraging people to show the film to others in organizations such as faith groups, WI groups, and social clubs. If people do not have internet then Age Cymru can bring the film to them.

For more information on Age Cymru, visit Website Or call 029 2043 1555 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can also visit the Welsh language version of Age Cymru’s human rights page Here,

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