Why the SDGs must include older people to ‘leave no one behind’

    Global population is ageing fast, and the post-2015 framework must include this reality. In a guest opinion, an expert from HelpAge International, defends why the rights of all people — including those in older age — should be part of the future Sustainable Development Goals.

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    About the author

    • Rachel Albone

      Rachel Albone is HIV policy adviser for HelpAge International. She is also co-founder of the Caregivers Action Network, a global advocacy network calling for the full recognition and support of community caregivers. Prior to joining HelpAge in 2008, Albone worked as a consultant undertaking projects for DfID, UNAIDS, the Dutch government and various international NGOs.