Accessibility is a fundamental right for all people, not only for people with disabilities. Currently, a broad legislative framework recognizes the importance of ensuring accessibility in different areas such as transportation, education, health, culture, technology, justice and employment. However, there are still many gaps in implementing, enforcing and monitoring these laws. … [Read more...] about Four keys to promote accessibility in Latin America and the Caribbean
World Web Accessibility Awareness Day is celebrated every year to raise visibility on the importance of digital accessibility. In an increasingly virtual world, it is crucial to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their abilities or disabilities, can access and use the information, services, and products available online. We all have the right to access online … [Read more...] about Digital Accessibility: An Essential Right
Infrastructure and accessibility: When public buildings are not for everyone Laura is a 24-year-old woman who visits her local library daily to read for two hours. Even though she can enjoy the great collection of books and spaces, every day she must face barriers that remind her why the library is not a place for everyone. The service staff does not have the tools to … [Read more...] about Cities for all: how can we create accessibility for people with disabilities?