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              • ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR & OFFICER SCHEME AND BARRIER-FREE ACCESS & FACILITIES RETROFITTING PROGRAMME

                "Barrier-free Access & Retrofitting of Facilities" is a programme to create a barrier-free environment by enhancing the accessibility of public premises and facilities. "Access Co-ordinator & Access Officer Scheme" establishes gender focal points in each policy bureau and department and in each venue to manage accessibility issues.
                Hong Kong, Labour and Welfare Bureau, Hong Kong’s retrofitting programme, China - Hong Kong

              • 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

              • 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

              • Fighting unemployment from two sides: with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks

                4J sets up centres as a public-private partnership to provide vocational training for young people with disabilities from rural areas and places them in companies. Due to State Government participation in the programme, Y4J has been able to influence the legal framework towards pro-disability policies.
                Youth4Jobs Foundation, Centre for Persons with Disability Livelihoods (CPDL), India

              • Disability-inclusive approach to bring families out of extreme poverty

                Since 2018 the project supports households in the cities of Kurigram and Chattogram. Participants receive rehabilitation services, including occupational therapy and counselling, and receive cash transfers to meet their basic needs. As of 2020, 1,447 households are being supported.
                Humanity & Inclusion France, Disability Inclusive Poverty Graduation, Bangladesh

              • Accessible Reading Materials_PRA_Photo2

                Accessible learning materials for students with visual impairments

                Young Power in Social Action is an organization employing nearly 2,000 people and 32 persons with disabilities (2016). In this specific project, 80% were persons with disabilities. It was to produce and distribute digital multimedia books, fully accessible e-books, and digital Braille books. By 2016 155 schoolbooks had been converted.
                YPSA - Young Power in Social Action, Bangladesh

              • Tuleen, a project participant in a wheel chair with an attached desk, studys together with other children in a classroom.

                One-year preparation programme for children with disabilities to enter mainstream schools

                The programme includes services such as occupational therapy, assistive technology, and support from special education specialists, along with the creation of individual education plans. The services are designed to help children to prepare for and pass the entrance exam to be admitted into grade 1 of mainstream schools in Jordan.
                Al Hussein Society - Jordan Center for Training & Inclusion, School Preparation Programme, Jordan

              • Insured person of the Return To Work Programme © Social Security Organisation, Malaysia

                Returning Malaysians with acquired disabilities to work

                By providing job placement and employment support for workers who have acquired disabilities and, at the same, by challenging the conception of "not able to work the Job Placement & Employment Support Services initiative is promoting the return to work. By 2016, 3,072 people had been placed in new jobs.
                Social Security Organisation Malaysia, Job Placement & Employment Support Services of 2008 (Return to Work Programme)
Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), Malaysia, Malaysia

              • This picture shows Nat, a man with cerebral palsy, while he is using the voiceitt app with a touch screen pen attached to his baseball cap. In front of him are two screens and a tablet.

                App-based machine learning enabling persons with speech disabilities to be understood

                Voiceitt is an app that uses AI to recognize the speech patterns of its users and enables people with speech disabilities to communicate in their own voice and directly with others. The app, developed by a start-up company from Israel, uses Artificial Intelligence components to continuously improve its automated speech recognition capabilities.
                Voiceitt, Voiceitt, Israel