The elderly Tamil population in Switzerland

The elderly Tamil population in Switzerland

New study of the Swiss Red Cross

The living conditions of the first generation are characterized both by the health consequences of high-painfulness jobs in low-wage sectors and by the threat of age-related poverty, but also by strong support from Res The waters of the diaspora and within the family.

The ageing of the Tamil population in Switzerland raises fears. At the request of professionals, the national age and Migration Forum and the Swiss Red Cross (CRS) decided to commission a survey to assess the health, social and economic conditions of the first generation. The conclusions of the study were presented on 11 December 2018 at the prison tower in Bern.

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