Articles written by Nilofar Ansher"More Than One-Fifth of the World’s Population May be Vulnerable to a Digital Divide"
More than one-fifth of the world’s population may be vulnerable to a digital divide, says a new report released by G3ict - The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs. MoreComments: 0
Can Awards Encourage Excellence in the Field of Accessibility?
Can excellence in the field of accessibility be encouraged and sustained with industry awards and recognition? G3ict invited accessibility professionals to share their views. Compiled by Nilofar Ansher. MoreComments: 2
2013 M-Enabling Summit Highlights: Accessibility Drives Innovation
What does it take to stimulate innovation in the field of accessible mobile technology and services? The answer: M-Enabling Summit Series! Read on for highlights from the 2nd edition of the Global Conference and Showcase on Accessible Mobile Technology for Users of All Abilities MoreComments: 0
Launch of State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with Disabilities
On May 30, 2013, UNICEF will launch this year’s edition of its flagship publication, State of the World’s Children. The focus is Children with Disabilities. MoreComments: 0
G3ict Supports HLMDD 2013: Disability Inclusive Development Agenda Enabled through ICTs
On 23 September 2013 the UN General Assembly will hold in New York (USA) a high-level meeting to agree on a global roadmap to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all development efforts. The meeting will have the overarching theme “The way forward: a disability inclusive development agenda” MoreComments: 0
Article 9 is the ‘Spinal Cord of the CRPD Treaty'
G3ict Web Producer Nilofar Ansher interviewed Mohammed Al-Tarawneh, Current Member and Founding Chairperson of the UN-CRPD Committee – OHCHR, on the impact of the two new resolutions adopted by the 3rd Committee of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in November 2012. MoreComments: 0
Mobile Accessibility Guidelines by the Swedish Internet Fund Funka
In a project funded by the Swedish Internet Fund, Funka has developed guidelines for the development of accessible mobile interfaces MoreComments: 0
For Students with Disabilities, Personalized Technology is Great Equalizer
David Banes has been advocating for the use of technology for people with disabilities and special needs since 1994, initiating programs and seeking out ways to apply technology to creating accessibility for an underserved population. MoreComments: 0
International Seminar on the Implementation of the World Report on Disability
On occasion of the launch of the Portuguese version of the WHO-World Bank release, 'World Report on Disability', an International Seminar took place in São Paulo, Brazil from February 23-25, 2012. MoreComments: 0
Curating the World of Educational Apps
With a bank of 40,000 educational apps that have been cataloged, reviewed, and approved, a Tennessee initiative hopes to make it easier for educators to use apps in the classroom and beyond, writes Toni Furhman MoreComments: 0