Coronavirus measures reduced accessibility for people with disabilities

The measures implemented by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus also curbed people with disabilities’ options for accessing goods and services, the Board for Human Rights said on Thursday based on reports received through its Easily Accessible hotline. The Board called on the government to ensure accessibility in all its corona protocols, and to involve organizations by and for people with disabilities in making these protocols.Submitted by Janene Pieters on Sunday, 2 August 2020 – 07:30

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