Asia-Pacific

Make Campuses Accessible for Students with disabilities: UGC

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA: All the State Government-run universities getting General Development Assistance (GDA) from University Grants Commission (UGC), will now have to earmark one lakh from the Continue reading the story...

Accessible movie screenings for people with disabilities

PHILIPPINES: SM MALLS in Davao City recently held special movie screenings for almost 200 people with vision and hearing disabilities and other disabilities. The said special screenings Continue reading the story...

MICA to upgrade its campus infrastructure for students with disabilities

NEW DELHI: Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) has announced its plans to upgrade its campus infrastructure for students with disabilities one on Wednesday. The additions in Continue reading the story...

Siteimprove and Deakin University to Host Web Accessibility Event

AUSTRALIA: Siteimprove and Deakin University will be hosting an educational event to help Australian businesses improve their understanding of website accessibility standards. The event will also Continue reading the story...

More buildings to improve workplace accessibility in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has introduced new initiatives that will guide Singapore a step closer to realizing an inclusive living environment. Mr Lee Continue reading the story...

Workshop to empower women with disabilities

The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) in collaboration with the Fiji Disabled People’s Federation launched its four-day-workshop in Suva yesterday. With the theme, Preventing Violence against Women and Continue reading the story...

Singapore Universal Design Week

SINGAPORE: As part of our outreach program to raise awareness of Universal Design, the BCA organized the inaugural Singapore Universal Design Week to highlight the growing Continue reading the story...

New Campaign to open disability access

A new campaign, Come in, We’re Accessible, has been launched by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) to promote access for persons with Continue reading the story...

Persons with disabilities to go on indefinite strike in India

MYSORE, INDIA: Persons with disabilities have criticized the Mysore City Corporation for not providing shops to them which they were entitled to and have decided to Continue reading the story...

Support sign language training: Minister

The Fijian Sign Language Week was officially launched by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Sofia Akbar at the Fiji National Council for Continue reading the story...