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Disability and work : global strategies for equity

MC GILL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL POLICY
2012

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This website provides conference details and links to the keynote and plenary presentations. International government, academic, business and civil society leaders presented information highlighting innovative and effective strategies to improve employment outcomes for workers with disabilities presented by. This resource is useful to anyone interested in global strategies for equity in disability and work
"Disability and work : global strategies for equity"
Montreal, Canada
5 May 2012

Eyeway.org

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Eyeway. org is a specialist website providing information for people with a visual impairment. The website is a project of the Score Foundation in India. The website provides practical information for people with a visual impairment, their families, and also for professionals working in the field of disability and development. The website contains links to information about specific eye conditons, accessibility issues, universal design, rehabilitation and education issues for visdually impaired people

The disability discrimination act (DDA)

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The Disability Discrimination Act is UK legislation that promotes civil rights for disabled people and protects disabled people from discrimination. This website provides information about the DDA, related topic links and copies of both the 1995 and 2005 DDA. Copies of the DDA are also available to order in the following accessible versions: braille, large print, easy to read, audio versions and brittish sign language. The DDA provides one example of disability legislation. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Inclusion and diversity

COMISSION FOR ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (CABE)

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This area of the CABE website provides information about creating accessible and inclusive built environments. There are links to documents, as well as specific information tabs about inclusive design and inclusive design in practice. This information would be useful for people interested in inclusive built environments and design

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

WEB ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVE (WAI)

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This website features general information about the web accessibility initiative and useful resources and guides related to managing and implementing web accessibility in an organization

International federation for electoral systems

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ right to participate in free and fair elections. IFES advances good governance and democratic rights by: providing technical assistance to election officials; empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process; and applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle. This website provides information about election management, electoral integrity and transparency, citizen participation, and inclusion and empowerment. It features specific country information and a list of regional experts and related research and publications and events

Inclusion of persons with disabilities

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

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The section of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) website features information about the inclusion of people with disabilities in elections and the political process

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development, 23 September 2013|The way forward : a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond

UNITED NATIONS ENABLE

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This resource presents information and documents related to the high-level meeting on disability and development which focused upon a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond. Related resources include preparatory documents, official documents, submissions, reports and resolutions
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development
New York, USA
23 September 2013

Article29.org

ARTICLE29.ORG

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This website gives an introduction to the CRPD and Article 29 and provides links to related documents by country

Diverse abilities help us build a better working world

EY

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Ernst & Young's website on disability inclusion has useful tools and details about disability inclusive work places.  The site contains information about their networks, people and related resources such as an office accessibility evaluation and guidelines for inclusive events

The accessible icon project

ACCESSIBLE ICON PROJECT

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This website presents the accessible icon project which provides supplies and services to transform the old international symbol of access into an active engaged image. Information is provided for about their partners and for the public to use their products and resources to change signs, to involve the community in disability advocacy and to share about accessibility, inclusion and disability rights. The shop offers products for a charge, however the icon is available to download for free

Design for all institute of India

DESIGN FOR ALL INSTITUTE OF INDIA

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Design for All, India seeks to promote the principles of Universal Design in India. It aims to educate individuals and influence public policy so that environments, products, services and interfaces are designed to meet the needs of people belonging to all ages and abilities. The website presents general information and links to the monthly newsletters

Australiaforall.com

KING, R. A. & S.

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This is an international web site designed by and for people with disabilities, which is devoted entirely to accommodation and leisure venues which are accessible to people with disabilities. The web site is BrowseAloud enabled and presents information on accessible tourism and venues from around the world, as well as details of global organisations and information regarding equipment rental and repair. Additionally there is information for tourism providers. Users can also access self-assessment forms and surveys on accessible holidays and accessible transport

ElectionAccess.org

INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

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This accessible website is a free resource solely dedicated to the global political rights of persons with disabilities. It serves as an online clearinghouse dedicated to showcasing laws and tools associated with political participation by persons with disabilities.  It features information for disability rights advocates and government officials to learn about election laws, best practices in inclusive political participation, and assistive devices including legal excerpts from relevant international and national laws, a library of publications related to disability rights and political participation and examples of inclusive voter education from around the world

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