Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective – A G3ict White Paper
With 143 countries having signed the Convention, and 74 ratified it as of today, web accessibility policy making is fast becoming a leading area of concern for governments, disabled persons organizations and organizations operating web sites for the public.
In this timely White Paper, Nirmita Narasimhan, Program Manager at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in Bangalore, India, provides a very valuable overview of the early policies and programs adopted by a selection of 15 ratifying countries. Packed with references and useful links, the contents of this White Paper will also be made available in the upcoming ITU-G3ict Toolkit for Policy Makers.
We would like to thank the following people who have helped preparing this White paper:
Prashanth Ramdas, Asma Tajuddin, G. Aravind ,Katie Reisner, Sucharita Narasimhan, Bama Balakrishnan, Nirmita Narasimhan
Axel Leblois, Donal Rice, Immaculada Placienca Porrero, Kevin Carey, Licia Sbarella, Sunil Abraham