Submission: Draft Code for Persons with Disabilities Regulations
Forum: Independent Communication Authority of South Africa
Date: 24 July 2020
Submission Overview: Power Singh Inc., on behalf of Media Monitoring Africa, prepared a submission to the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa on the Draft Code for Persons with Disabilities Regulations. The Draft Regulations are aimed at ensuring that persons with disabilities have access to services. The submission focused on the need for the Regulations to reflect the importance of universal access to the internet and information communications technologies and the need for express recognition of fostering digital and media literacy skills for persons with disabilities. Additionally, the submission noted that the Draft Regulations should include disability-inclusive responses to emergency and disaster situations.
The submission is accessible here.