Anne Hayes is the chief operating officer of Inclusive Development Partners, an organization with more than 20 years of experience focusing on disability-inclusive development in more than 30 countries. As an independent consultant, Hayes supported disability-inclusive development programming for various civil society organizations, disabled persons organizations and United Nations agencies.
by Anne Hayes
This post originally appeared on Devex. Have you ever heard the phrase, “women, youth, and other vulnerable groups” in a development context? If the answer is yes, you probably recognize that this phrase is common across development programs. Usually, it is used to show that we’re advocating for the needs of communities that are most…