Although Arab countries are increasingly committed to realizing the rights of persons with disabilities, those in the Arab region are still among the most marginalized population groups, facing multiple barriers which hinder their ability to participate in society on an equal basis with others. Technologies can aid in building more inclusive societies; however, this requires access. Even though the Arab region has made great advances in the development of the ICT sector, also here persons with disabilities face significant barriers in accessing information and communication technologies, including online media, websites and even TV.
- ESCWA template on national policy of e-Accessibility for the Arab region;
- ESCWA template on technical guidelines of e-Accessibility for the Arab region.