Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology

"Universal access to information means that everyone has the right to seek, receive and impart information. This right is an integral part of the right to freedom of expression." - (UN) The United Nation's Convention for Persons with Disabilities Article 21 stipulates: Article 21 – Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to informationStates Parties … Continue reading Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology

Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.

The airline industry has been evolving and adapting to various conjuncture and market demands. Persons with disabilities are the world's largest majority. One billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Where services from the airline industry have been improving to meet the needs and demands of travelers, there exists … Continue reading Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.

Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.

Disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. In spite of limitations and obstacles, different persons with different disabilities seek a more independent and factual living. 17th October is designated International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty … Continue reading Disability and Poverty? The continuous mismatch.