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CRPD 2013 ICT Accessibility Progress Report

Compliance by Region

Table 26: States Parties level of CRPD ICT Accessibility Compliance by Region (Part 1)
 
 

States Parties Level of CRPD ICT Accessibility Compliance by Region

           
1 - Assessment of the Country's Commitment      
1.1 General Legal and Regulatory Framework

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and The Caribbean

North America

Oceania

Constitutional article, law or regulation defining the rights of PwDs

87%

71%

88%

92%

100%

100%

Provide services to the general public in accessible and usable formats

17%

29%

81%

45%

100%

67%

Designated focal point within government for matters relating to the CRPD

61%

71%

69%

75%

0%

100%

Facilitate access by PwDs to  Assistive Technologies

43%

50%

81%

50%

100%

100%

Ensure that  PwDs and their representative organizations are consulted

83%

57%

75%

67%

100%

100%

Define public procurement rules policy promoting accessible ICTs

9%

29%

53%

45%

100%

67%

Laws, policies or programs that promote awareness-raising  about the CRPD

52%

43%

56%

58%

100%

100%

Definition of "Reasonable Accommodation "for the Rights of PwDs

43%

50%

75%

91%

100%

100%

Definition of accessibility which includes ICTs in the laws

35%

43%

75%

50%

100%

100%

Promote access for PwDs to ICTs and systems

39%

62%

94%

92%

100%

100%

Ensure that government communications to  public using ICTs are provided in accessible formats, sign language or Braille

43%

43%

75%

70%

100%

67%

1.2 Policies Covering Specific Application Areas

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and The Caribbean

North America

Oceania

Independent Living

17%

43%

58%

23%

100%

100%

 Community Services

17%

29%

65%

25%

100%

100%

Emergency Response Services

23%

29%

58%

46%

100%

50%

Judicial Information and Legal Proceedings

22%

15%

50%

31%

100%

75%

Teleworking

5%

36%

39%

8%

100%

50%

Health Services

22%

36%

47%

38%

100%

75%

Primary and Secondary Education

48%

43%

83%

54%

100%

75%

Higher Education

39%

36%

72%

50%

100%

100%

Reasonable Accommodation at Workplace

48%

36%

72%

54%

100%

100%

Rehabilitation Services

43%

58%

67%

46%

100%

100%

Voting System

30%

43%

50%

31%

100%

75%

1.3 Policies Covering Specific ICT Technologies

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and The Caribbean

North America

Oceania

Television

68%

57%

95%

62%

100%

67%

Video or Audio Description for Blind Users of Television

0%

7%

26%

8%

100%

50%

Digital Talking Books

13%

36%

56%

46%

100%

75%

Transportation Public Address Systems and Services

18%

36%

71%

46%

100%

50%

Automated Transaction Machines and Kiosks

23%

50%

39%

23%

100%

25%

Web Sites

30%

50%

78%

31%

100%

75%

Public Building Displays

43%

21%

50%

23%

100%

50%

Wireless Telephony and Services

18%

36%

50%

46%

100%

50%

Fixed Line Telephony

13%

43%

61%

23%

100%

75%

Sign Language for News/Live Programs, or Emergency Announcements

61%

57%

84%

50%

100%

50%

Captioning of Live Programs

9%

14%

42%

23%

100%

25%

Accessibility of TV Sets and Remote Controls

9%

7%

26%

0%

0%

25%

Captioning of Recorded Programs or Movies

9%

21%

47%

23%

100%

75%

Copyrights Exceptions

4%

14%

35%

15%

100%

33%

1.4 Policies Covering Target Groups

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and The Caribbean

North America

Oceania

Children

26%

36%

73%

50%

100%

67%

Women

23%

33%

31%

40%

100%

33%

Elderly people

18%

15%

56%

50%

0%

67%

1.5 Policies Covering Accessible and Assistive ICTs

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America and The Caribbean

North America

Oceania

Research and Development of UD Goods, Promotion of their Availability or Use, and Promotion of UD

17%

29%

44%

33%

100%

33%

Incorporation of Accessibility Features at an Early Stage of New Product Development

14%

29%

29%

17%

100%

0%

Promotion and Monitoring Accessibility Standards for ICT

22%

29%

21%

27%

100%

67%