A report discusses an assessment done in Ukraine on political processes and persons with disabilitiesRead the complete article
A regional consortium in Southeast Asia called AGENDA created a simulation of an accessible polling stationWatch this video
A flier advocating for rights-based disability language was created and shared in the Dominican RepublicRead the complete article
Written by Elections Saskatchewan
One of the roles of an election management body is to engage the public and meet its needs and expectations for better information and services, better voting opportunities, higher levels of security and privacy protection, and improved accessibility services.
Working to Make Voting More Accessible
Before the 27th General Election in November 2011, Elections Saskatchewan made several changes in order to ...
Written by Jessica Huber, International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Despite making up half of the population, women are excluded from equal political participation by prohibitive power dynamics embedded in culture, institutions and legal systems, all conditions which are exacerbated during conflict. For the disability community, the primary challenge involves a deeply disproportionate lack of services and the resultant exclusion from political processes at local, national and international levels. Women ...
Written by Alan Wall and Brikena Avdyli, International Foundation for Electoral Systems
At the 2014 National Elections in Kosovo, the disability community was widely engaged in election observation for the first time, with 230 persons with disabilities deployed for the Disability Access Monitoring Mission. This observation mission was a part of IFES Kosovo’s USAID-funded project “Increasing Inclusion and Mitigating Violence in Electoral Processes”, and was implemented by IFES’s local ...