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              • Rimman Rammal

                Changing the hiring policies of companies towards young people with disabilities

                Through networking and training strategies the LPHU has succeeded in creating decent work for people with disabilities in Lebanon and Palestine. LPHU has signed cooperation agreements with 97 companies which include inclusion in their employment policies and are converting their buildings to be accessible.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon

              • Two men with physical disabilities walking on a wooden platform on a sandy ground to reach the sea.

                Two-year inclusive tourism project for tourist sites

                The Inclusive Tourism Project improves accessibility and inclusion standards at four popular tourist sites. The project consists of architectural modules, workshops for staff and technical consultations to integrate accessibility on the sites. Actions include building ramps, improving access, and creating brail and audio support.
                LPHU - Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union, Lebanon

              • Standards for physical accessibility

                Between 2009 and 2015 seven laws and decrees have been passed in support of persons with disabilities. Law 4.934/13, for example, mandates that all public and private spaces must be accessible to people with disabilities. The private sector is incentivised by fiscal benefits rather than obligations.
                Saraki Foundation, Paraguay – Saraki Foundation & USAID – Seven laws improving accessibility standards, Paraguay

              • How to successfully apply for jobs in the public and private sector

                Participants go through an evaluation process, which is summarised in an employment profile. Afterwards, training is recommended to complement existing interests and skills. Job placement is carried out using a special job-matching software, which is also available through the Ministry of Labour and private partner companies.
                Saraki Foundation, Project “Effective Labour Inclusion”, Paraguay

              • ECDD provides technical information on accessibility standards to government, non-governmental organisations, universities and the private sector. 12 cities in the country have been assessed so far, based on the 'Guide to Accessible Ethiopia'.

                ECDD together with Light for the World Austria provides information on accessibility. In 12 cities in Ethiopia people with disabilities were trained to undertake audits and survey the accessibility of hotels, restaurants, schools and other public facilities. A "Guide to Accessible Ethiopia" has been produced and distributed.
                ECDD - Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, Guidebook on an accessible ethiopia, Ethiopia

              • Launching a specialized microfinance bank for women with disabilities

                Equitas helps women with disabilities to establish their own business by providing microfinancing solutions without collateral. To this end, Equitas has founded Equitas Small Finance Bank and provides trainings on developing businesses and finding marketing possibilities. Between 2008 and 2016, more than 14,000 women received microfinance loans.
                Equitas Holdings Limited, India

              • Labour integration in rural areas

                The Siro Group is one of the largest industrial groups in the food sector in Spain. It has implemented an Integration Policy for people with disabilities in all workplaces that exceeds the legal framework. Specifically, it has 16 factories located in rural areas with 3,724 employees. 13% of the workforce are persons with disabilities.
                Cerealto Siro Foods, Labour integration in rural areas, Spain

              • This image depicts an enormous accessible entertainment park with two huge towers and a silde, a long red bridge, a pirate boat and children playing in a sandpit with their parents.

                Major outdoor park developments based on Universal Design principles

                ACTServices Inc. is a US-based accessibility consulting firm. Since 2010, ACTServices has made two local parks accessible: Forest Glen Park (Illinois) and The Gathering Place (Oklahoma), considering especially children’s ability to experience the park and nature in general.
                ACT Services Inc., Universal Design in Outdoor Parks, United States of America

              • Two young men stand leaning on a decorative wooden shelf and smiling. The word ‘Helsinki’ is behind them on the wall.

                Municipality-funded work coaches for people with disabilities

                The service provides individual work coaching for people with disabilities. It is free of charge and aims to find full or part-time employment for its users. The programme has had between 240 and 273 users per year for the last three years. The number of those who found a job increased to 342 in 2019.
                City of Helsinki, Supported Employment Service, Finland

              • A young woman working on a project in a technical training institution.

                Making training centres accessible

                With the advice of Light for the World, Young Africa Mozambique has adapted their already existing training schedules by reducing the barriers to enable young people with disabilities to study with their peers. Two new accessible hostels were constructed to accommodate 128 young people, one existing hostel was renovated.
                Young Africa, Mozambique