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A Step Further in Making Pakistan Digitally Accessible
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Connecting the World 6 November 2019

A Step Further in Making Pakistan Digitally Accessible

In a bid to improve digital accessibility in Pakistan – a country with about 30 million persons with disability...

Reducing Barriers: A Recap of the Webinar on Digital Accessibility
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Connecting the World 31 May 2019

Reducing Barriers: A Recap of the Webinar on Digital Accessibility

Accessibility for persons with disabilities isn’t just for people who are disabled. It benefits everyone – and there’s even...

Introducing The Internet Society Accessibility Special Interest Group
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About Internet Society 10 May 2019

Introducing The Internet Society Accessibility Special Interest Group

An ordinary day on 9th April 2019 was turned in to an extraordinary one, as our efforts bore fruit...

Digital Accessibility Guidelines – Building an Accessible Internet
Connecting the World 27 August 2018

Digital Accessibility Guidelines – Building an Accessible Internet

Introduction The United Nations estimates that one in six people live with disability – that is a total of...

Visually Impaired Students in Rwanda Get a New Chance
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Beyond the Net 27 April 2018

Visually Impaired Students in Rwanda Get a New Chance

Jacqueline is attending S4 secondary school HVP Gatagara. She used to read well, but when she reached primary five...

Muhammad Shabbbir Awan: Reflections on the WTDC17
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Connecting the World 6 April 2018

Muhammad Shabbbir Awan: Reflections on the WTDC17

It’s been 5 months since WTDC17 concluded and I had time to reflect on the outcomes of the conference...

Together We Can Reduce Barriers
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Connecting the World 14 December 2017

Together We Can Reduce Barriers

Accessibility is a human right. People with disabilities want and need to use the Internet just like everyone else,...

Building a World Free of Barriers: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story
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Connecting the World 11 December 2017

Building a World Free of Barriers: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared Part One and Part Two of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office...

Making Education Accessible for All: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story
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Connecting the World 7 December 2017

Making Education Accessible for All: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared the first part of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office of...

Technology with Purpose: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story
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Connecting the World 3 December 2017

Technology with Purpose: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

In honor of today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we are sharing Part One of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. He...

Issue Paper: Asia-Pacific Bureau – Digital Accessibility
Connecting the World 25 July 2017

Issue Paper: Asia-Pacific Bureau – Digital Accessibility

Building on the human rights perspective and business case for digital accessibility presented in the Internet Society Policy Brief...

For Me the Internet Is Everything: Supporting Local Heroes in Armenia
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Beyond the Net 14 June 2017

For Me the Internet Is Everything: Supporting Local Heroes in Armenia

Andranik, Sipan, Rudolf and Vahan have several things in common: they are young, they have dreams, they love music,...

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