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              • Person with physical disability voting.

                Increasing Voter Accessibility in Paraguay

                Ahead of the 2015 municipal elections, USAID and Fundación Saraki reviewed the legal framework regarding accessibility in elections. Their recommendations led to new regulations, such as providing absentee ballots for the first time and making information about voting available in sign language and Braille.
                USAID - United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning, Paraguay

              • ACE members question political candidates to the Scottish Parliamentary Elections at accessible hustings.

                Empowering Individuals in their Right to Vote

                ENABLE Scotland and the UK Electoral Commission have jointly developed easy-read guides to support people with learning disabilities to vote, plus voting factsheets for family members and support workers. In addition, workshops and events are organised where people with learning disabilities meet their local politicians.
                ENABLE Scotland, #ENABLEtheVote, United Kingdom

              • 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

              • NOUSPR takes delivery of a new sewing machine, which will enable this self-help group to start and run a small-scale tailoring business. Copyright: NOUSPR, Rwanda

                Empowerment through peer-to-peer support

                NOUSPR advocates and provides persons with psychosocial disabilities with a platform for a unified voice to enable them to access all necessary services and opportunities. In 2015 the program had some 1,200 members, 79 per cent of whom were persons who had themselves experienced mental health challenges.
                NOUSPR - National Organization of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Rwanda, Rwanda

              • Participants gather at the SPECTRUM CIL “Hate Crime” seminar held in October 2014 for ULOs and other organizations that are concerned about hate crimes in the United Kingdom. © SPECTRUM CIL

                User-led organization teaching and inspiring others

                The SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living is an established use-led organization (ULO) run by persons with disabilities. It peer-supports the development of new ULOs through the sharing of experiences and information, offering a platform for lessons learned, and providing advice and mentoring.
                Spectrum - Centre for Independent Living, United Kingdom

              • Bringing organisations together to campaign for national disability legislation.

                Strategic engagement with government to push for national disability legislation

                Mphasis funded the NCPEDP with the purpose of advocating for a national disability policy. The programme carried out an intensive, multifaceted drive to bring together people with disabilities and government representatives. The effort resulted in the passage of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act in 2016.
                Mphasis, Ltd., India

              • A child on a wheelchair going swimming.

                Multiple tailored solutions offer physical and financial independence

                In the Alhassan Foundation more than 50 percent of the board members and 80 percent of the employees are wheelchair users. The Foundation aims for wheelchair users in Egypt to reach higher levels of inclusion and independance in all aspects of life, including education, employment, and sports.
                Alhassan Foundation, Egypt

              • Individual Supported Living in Australia

                Beginning in 2008, the first two stages of this project have developed a descriptive framework of ISL and then operationalized that framework into a set of guidelines. The third stage of the project will explore how high quality ISL arrangements contribute to social and economic participation and relationships.
                Curtin University, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Australia

              • A person accompanying an individual on the wheelchair to a festival.

                Buddy service for jointly attending cultural events

                The organization originally developed from an online music magazine (New Metal Media), which provided information about accessible cultural events. Its European-wide buddy service is free of charge and allows persons with disabilities to enjoy events accompanied by a like-minded companion.
                Inklusion Muss Laut Sein UG, Germany

              • A small boy is standing in the center of three differently colored see through glass ovals, that are part of an accessbile playground, with a large tree in the background.

                Design studio that produces playgrounds for all children and all senses

                Gudgudee is a product and space design studio based in Thane, India, that designs and builds inclusive playgrounds for children with disabilities while also providing a range of indoor and outdoor playground products. The concept includes play elements such as large drums but also maintenance of executed playgrounds.
                Gudgudee, Inclusive play areas for children, India