Almost one fifth of all women has a disability, yet they are ignored and marginalised far too often. Only by recognising and addressing the needs and demands of women and girls with disabilities will it be possible to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, and more specifically SDG No 5 to achieve gender equality and empower ALL women and girls.

Ana has attended the two meetings of the high-level political forum on sustainable development held to date, and addressed the 2017 forum on SDG No 5 on behalf of civil society.

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