Tag Archives: CRPD

Kartik’s Story: Fighting for ICTs to be Accessible to All

As a blind student from India, I have had several experiences where a lack of accessibility has prevented me from having the same opportunities as others. People with visual impairments have been struggling with accessibility for a long time, and we urgently need to make sure that accessible information and communication technologies (ICTs) are available […]

A call to action to build a fully accessible society

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, one of the committees in the UN human rights treaty bodies system, adopted at its meeting held in April 2014 its General Comment No 2 on the issue of Accessibility. The General Comment to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) aims to […]