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agist

see AGISTMENT.

AGIST, in contracts. The taking of other men's cattle on one's own ground at a certain rate. 2 Inst. 643; 4 Inst. 293.

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Former Countryfile presenter Miriam won a landmark ageism claim against the BBC after being dropped from the show in 2011.
Formosa explained how combating ageism was also among the top priorities of INIA, which was mandated to provide multi-disciplinary education and training in the field of ageing, and to act as a bridge for the exchange of information and research between developed and developing countries.
Ageism also prevents older people having the same respect, rights and access to services - such as the NHS and financial services - as the rest of the population.
Age Cymru is Wales' largest and leading charity for older people and we're proud to stand alongside the United Nations on 1 October to help stamp out ageism.
the need for measures to address this violation of human rights as well as calling for greater legal guarantees of equality for older persons to prevent ageism from resulting in discriminatory policies, laws and treatment.
Women get caught in ageism in a particularly ugly way.
Joan, who made her film debut in 1951, said: "Every actress over 35 experiences ageism.
The former Countryfile presenter achieved legal history when she won an employment tribunal on the grounds of ageism after being replaced by a younger host.
The former Midlands Today journalist will campaign to become Labour's parliamentary candidate fresh from winnning a landmark ageism case against the BBC.
Summary: Some older cancer patients are not getting the best treatments because of ageism in the NHS, a charity has warned.
WELSH TV presenter Miriam O'Reilly has launched a second complaint against the BBC for ageism.
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Charges of age discrimination in showbiz industry have been brewing for some time, and now some British TV female stars have stripped off in a daring photo shoot as part of a campaign to fight ageism in TV.