Polly Meeks is an independent consultant specializing in development finance and inclusive development. She previously worked at the European Network on Debt and Development, ADD International, the U.K. Parliament International Development Committee, and the U.K. National Audit Office.
Austerity measures are undermining progress towards gender equality — and meeting the SDGs. As leaders gather for the High-level Political Forum, two experts explain the policies that can chart a path forward.
The explicit reference to disability in the Addis agenda are encouraging, but implementation will be key. In this op-ed, ADD International's Polly Meeks and Light for the World's Rachele Tardi highlight three key actions they would like to see from policymakers to implement a more disability-inclusive development finance framework.