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              • A Blind man from northern region of Malawi in a mock election.

                Increasing political participation through targeted lobbying on many levels

                Measures focus on engaging with election stakeholders, but also include lobbying political contestants, holding public debates, and promoting media coverage. Successes include the involvement of people with disabilities by the Electoral Commission and the introduction of tactile ballot papers.
                FEDOMA - Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi, Malawi

              • Changing lives improving quality of life for family: Three brothers employed in one company © Tawafuq Programme, Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)

                Quotas, support and subsidies for private employers

                By building on validated initiatives the programme has established legislation, policies, and procedures for employers that include quotas, incentives, and subsidies. Launched in 2014 by 2016 of the approximately 648,000 Saudis with disabilities, 62,728 were employed by 31,790 companies and nearly 17,400 received subsidies.
                Saudi Arabian Ministry of Labour, Tawafuq Empowerment for Employment for Persons with Disabilities Programme of 2014 Ministry of Labour and Social Development (MLSD) and the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF), Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

              • A dedicated TV channel for the hearing impaired

                Broadcasting of the Listening with Your Eyes channel began in 2017. The channel allows conventional programmes to provide closed captioning and sign language displayed over the original content. The size and position of the captioning and sign on the display can be determined by the viewer using a remote control and receiver.
                Organization for Broadcasting and Communications for People with Disabilities, Japan

              • A young woman sits at a computer with her hands on the keyboard. Her head is turned slightly to smile at the camera.

                Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support

                The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
                Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina

              • A group of friends sits close together in a cafe and converses via streamer devices, which they are holding in their hands.

                A website offering instant captioning and translation

                Streamer is a subscription-based website that captions speech to text in real-time and also offers an option to translate simultaneously into 117 languages. Streamer is suitable for use with speeches, conversations, classroom lectures, seminars, and webinars. Users can set up a private and secure Streamer website
                SpeechGear, Streamer, United States of America

              • A sample of an accessibility assessment of an object.

                Rating the accessibility of buildings using a well-known seal system

                BPASS carries out accessibility assessments of objects and public spaces based on a 300-question checklist for 11 different beneficiary groups. The actual state of the building or public space is visualised with a colour scheme and a rating. In addition to German, BPASS is also available other languages.
                EUKOBA - European Competence Centre for Accessibility, BPASS, Germany

              • Voices of Pacific Children with Disabilities_PRA_Photo1

                Giving a voice to children with disabilities

                The project seeks to develop a simple and effective method for children with disabilities to express or communicate their life priorities and human rights issues. Therefore project team developed a set of inclusive tools to overcome barriers in verbal or oral communication and made these available on the project website.
                Deakin University, Australia

              • A person holds a tablet computer in her hands. On the screen is written ‘conference call’ and the conversation is about to start. There is a touch keyboard at the lower part of the tablet.

                Accessible phone calls for the Deaf for private and professional needs

                Pedius is a communication system that enables hearing impaired people to make telephone calls independently and at any time. Pedius Work Inclusion offers special features, such as subtitled conference calls. Founded in 2013, Pedius now has over 35,000 users in 13 countries and supports seven languages.
                Pedius, Pedius Work Inclusion, Italy

              • Low Cost Technology_PRA_Photo1

                Low-cost technology for young people with vision impairment

                This project offers various free services to the blind, including Inclusive Education, a higher education programme, and vocational and career training. It also develops low-tech teaching devices, such as drawing kits, flash cards, and apps that can be downloaded. In 2014, 262 children and juveniles participated in project activities.
                Nhat Hong Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, Vietnam

              • 149_ways4all_FHJOHANNEUM_foto

                The ways4all project facilitates the use of public transport for persons with special needs, especially blind people. The result is an accessible application for mobile devices that combines indoor and outdoor navigation, traffic information, communication with public transport services, and intuitive operation.

                ways4all is a mobile user interface combining outdoor navigation via GPS with indoor navigation via passive RFID tags and a tool for direct communication with a public transport system which enables a person with a visual impairment to register his or her point of departure to inform the driver accordingly.
                Joanneum University of Applied Sciences, Accessible travel on public transport in austria, Austria