By David Pérez Rueda “In the year 2000, 189 countries came together to face the future.” This phrase references the Millenium Summit where civil society, advocates, and state representatives came together to produce a set of goals that could help the world overcome perennial problems such as famines, droughts, wars, plagues, and poverty. The most important outcome of the summit… Continue Reading Sustainable Development Goals a Golden Opportunity for Inclusion and Accessibility in Developing Countries.
By David Pérez Rueda Every time you find an article explaining why brands and corporations should be tapping into the market of people with disabilities (PWD) you encounter the argument that this market influences over a trillion dollars in disposable income. I know the number is shocking, but I am going to explain where this money is coming from and… Continue Reading Disability influences a trillion Dollars in Disposable Income?
By David Pérez Rueda On the year 2011, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) published a study titled “People with Disabilities in Latin America: From legal recognition to real inequality.” In this document, the author Maria Fernanda Stang shows how even though PWD in Latin America are being included in both national and regional agendas, inequity… Continue Reading People with Disabilities in Latin America
Written by Sarah Lee Blogger, Writer, & Systems Administrator at Ruh Global Communications Facebook and other social sites are ubiquitous in today’s society. They bleed over from business into personal and then back again. This can be really great, but of course there are some disadvantages to constant social streaming. The internet has always been a place where people can… Continue Reading Calling-Out the “Call Out”
By Rosemary Musachio On May 18 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) will be celebrated once again. GAAD is the sixth annual effort to tell the world that access to digital technology (e.g. Internet, mobile, software) is vital to persons with disabilities. If digital technology isn’t accessible, many of us can’t work, shop, bank, or socialize. According to the National Telecommunications and… Continue Reading Celebrating Global Accessibility Day through Brands