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              • A young woman sits behind a sewing machine, which is placed on a large table. She is feeding material through the machine and looking at the camera and smiling. Crutches lean on the table beside her.

                National guideline to make vocational training centres fully accessible

                Published in 2019, the guideline is the first document in Ethiopia to set out measures for the equal participation of people with disabilities in "technical and vocational education and training" (TVET). By 2020, more than 30 government institutions have implemented the directive.
                Ethiopian Federal TVET Agency, Guideline for inclusion of people with disabilities, Ethiopia

              • Stimulating political participation for persons with an intellectual disability

                Self-advocates of Our New Future explore the possibilities and barriers to participating in local and regional political meetings. Together with advisors they work out ways to enable people with intellectual disabilities to access political processes. Political bodies are given tools to better support their participation.
                Onze Nieuwe Toekomst, Belgium

              • A young woman is sitting in a colorfully decorated radio studio with a laptop on a desk in front of her. She is speaking into a black microphone.

                Mobile phone-based information service for disability-related topics

                Minch was launched in 2021 by the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development. The interactive voice-response phone platform provides toll-free audio information or text messages on disability-related topics in the Ethiopian national language. Minch works via cell phone and without the need for an Internet connection.
                ECDD - Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development, Minch, Ethiopia

              • Members of the Next Steps project take part in an exercise on inclusive recruitment. ┬ę National Federation of Voluntary

                Offering individualised support and sharing lessons learned

                Members of the "Next Steps" project provide support to people with intellectual disabilities so that they can live a life of their choosing, especially to move from congregated settings into community-based settings. By 2015, 23 organisations were involved and 242 individuals had participated in the project.
                Fedvol - National Federation of Voluntary Bodies, Ireland

              • Supporting architects and urban planners to understand accessibility

                The GAATES-team developed a technology vendor database as well as learning and reference resources to support architects, planners, and engineers as well as small businesses to help them understand their obligations under the "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act" and to support them in the implementation process.
                G3ICT, Canada

              • CETRAM is a community-based organisation which helps to find personalised solutions for individual needs in regard to wellness and health. It offers technical aids and assistive technology at low cost at home.

                CETRAM aims to include educational and technological assistance as well as social, analytical and political elements. An interdisciplinary team identifies and finds solutions to problems in regard to the health system that violate the fundamental rights of the people with disabilities involved, especially intellectual ones.
                CETRAM - Center of Movement Disorders, Customising health solutions, Chile

              • Gateway to employment: opportunities not obstacles

                The Telenor Open Mind programme duration is two years. In the first three months the individuals participate in a computer training course, as well as a course to develops social skills for the workplace. The following 21 months are work practice in Telenor in an area of their interest, allowing them to gain hands-on experience.
                ASA Telenor, Gateway to employment: opportunities not obstacles, Norway

              • A man pushes another man in a wheel chair to a barrier during a accessibility training.

                Teaching architects and students to use Universal Design principles

                The Center for Universal Design focuses on bringing Universal Design and accessibility into architectural education. People with disabilities are involved as core team members in formulating the curricula and creating course content. They are also invited as user experts and for conducting the training programmes.
                BNCA - Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College for Architecture For Women, Universal Design Center, Opening Minds to Universal Design, India

              • Member of Parliament filming video.

                Electoral inclusion campaign for people with intellectual disabilities

                ICanVote is a campaign to support the right of people with intellectual disabilities to participate in elections. It focuses on providing three key components: easy language and dual-read content on political citizenship, online campaign information through web and social media, and multimedia materials in easy read language.
                Inclusion Melbourne, ICanVote, Australia

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                Using Theatre in Schools to Address Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities

                Theatre practitioner Augosto Boal developed Forum Theatre in Brazil in the 1970s in which scenes portray incidents of social injustice that are relevant to the audience. Keystone Moldova uses the Forum Theatre method in schools and kindergartens to increase awareness of discrimination and its impact.
                Keystone Human Services International - Moldova Association, Forum Theatre, Moldova