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              • Reserved elected seats for persons with disabilities

                Uganda’s Constitution rules that the State shall ensure fair representation of marginalized groups on all government bodies: the parliament as well as every village, parish, sub-county, and district council. As a result Uganda’s 47,000 representatives with disabilities are easily the largest group of politicians with disabilities in the world.
                NUDIPU - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda, CONSTITUTION, PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS STATUTE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ACT, Uganda

              • braille candidate lists

                Providing accessible candidate lists and other election materials for visually impaired persons

                During the Finnish parliamentary elections in 2011 the Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with FFVI, for the first time financed the production of accessible candidate lists for visually impaired persons, including audio and Braille. Since then these visual aids have been available in every election on all levels in Finland.
                Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired, Finland

              • A group of 11 people in front of a café serving counter. Two people at the front of the group are in wheelchairs, the rest are standing and all are smiling towards the camera and waving.

                Fast-growing café chain with a majority of employees with disabilities

                Since 2017, Mitti Café has been providing hospitality training and employment opportunities in accessible cafés established on the premises of educational institutions or private-sector companies. As of 2020 there are 12 Mitti Cafés, which are managed and staffed entirely by adults with disabilities.
                Mitti Cafe, MITTI Café, India

              • Five persons, two women and three men with different disabilities hold up signs saying: “Breaking barriers, access for all!” They are at a booth at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh.

                Using analytic tools to make workplaces more accessible and jobs more inclusive

                Helm is working with companies in Egypt to provide both job analysis for recruitment and accessibility consultancy services, including accessibility audits. By 2020, Helm had completed a total of 1,063 accessibility audits in a number of sectors and helped recruit 100 people with disabilities.
                Helm, Workplace Inclusive Solutions, Egypt

              • A man and a woman wearing hygiene masks pack food in paper bags, which sit on a counter in front of them. On the counter are also flowers and full carafes of water and empty water glasses.

                Two restaurants run by persons with disabilities

                "Ízlelő Restaurants" are adapted to the needs of employees, with special work procedures and ongoing training. The first restaurant was opened in 2007, and 46 people with various disabilities are now employed in two restaurants and the model has been developed into a social franchise handbook.
                Kek Madar Foundation, Ízlelő restaurants – Tasty restaurants, Hungary

              • A man stands smiling with people sitting around him and signing. He is touching the hand of a woman sitting next to him to correct a sign she is making.

                Young people trained as Disability Inclusion Facilitators to motivate employers

                The Make 12.4% Work initiative is led by young people with disabilities who are trained and certified as Disability Inclusion Facilitators. They train member organizations to become more inclusive. From 2018 to 2020, 124 organizations have become members and 5,700 people have benefited.
                Light for the World Austria, Make 12.4% Work-Initiative, Uganda

              • A male person has two computer screens and a keyboard in front of him. There is a variety of equipment, such as a screen reader, screen magnification, keyboard with large letters, and a magnifier.

                Workplace adaptations for the blind as a business service

                VIDEBIS is a supplier of visual aids. If a customer is visually impaired an assessment of the visual impairment is carried out, and the best solution in terms of hardware, software, and training is determined. Between 2016 and 2019 more than 1,000 workstations were equipped.
                VIDEBIS GmbH, Workplace Adaptation, Austria

              • Agid Project PRA Photo 1

                Training carers, family members, and staff via a web platform

                The e-learning platform AGID enables professional assistants and family members to inform themselves about personal-centred care for elderly people with intellectual impairments. By 2016 it consisted of six modules covering 900 pages of content and approximately 1,000 people of the target group were reached.
                APEMH - Association of Parents of Mentally Handicapped Children, Luxembourg

              • Two women are sitting in front of their screens in an office room. They are talking to the in Libras community of deaf persons using sign language and gesturing with joyfull expressions on their faces.

                A city organizing weekly conversations in public spaces with citizens in sign language

                To support the dissemination of the Brazilian sign language Libras, the city of Curitiba created Conversation in Libras launched the Conversation in Libras programme, offering weekly face-to-face meetings in its public spaces that improve the interaction and communication in Libras, the Brazilian sign language.
                Curitiba City Hall, Conversation in Libras, Brazil

              • Returning successfully to work

                Responding to a rise in work-related injuries, SOCSO introduced the Return to Work Programme. Making use of individual but systematic case management while promoting early intervention, the programme considerably improved return to work rates. The benefits outweigh by far the costs by a 1.43:1 ratio.
                SOCSO Tun Razak Rehabilitation Centre, Returning successfully to work, Malaysia