Month: May 2017

Indian government websites lack accessibility for persons with disabilities

NEW DELHI: Even as Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s pitch for “digital India” grows louder, top government websites lack accessibility for persons with disabilities. The government had in 2009 formulated a national policy for electronic accessibility; however, the websites could never become “user friendly” for all, irrespective of their ability. Javed Abidi, director of the… Continue Reading »

FDA to begin suing over lack of diasbility access

Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (FDA), has hinted that, effective this year, 2017, it will begin suing state and private institutions which fall foul of the Disability Act requiring that all public places be made accessible to persons with disabilities. This is according to the Head of Communications and Media Officer of the Federation, Mr.… Continue Reading »