Category: Accessibility

Frequently asked questions on Disability Access Audits for built environment

Frequently asked questions on Disability Access Audits for built environment

DEOC’s Principal Architect, Ruchira Sarin, who specialises in universal design, has answered  a few frequently asked questions on Disability Access Audits for built environment. What is Access Audit of a building? An access audit is a method of evaluating a building/infrastructure against pre-determined standards to identify the barriers as well as good features in itsRead more about Frequently asked questions on Disability Access Audits for built environment[…]

This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace

This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace

We recently concluded the celebrations of the International Women’s Day on 8 March. The United Nation’s (UN) theme for this year was “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The focus of this theme was to evaluate how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda and build momentum for the effective implementation ofRead more about This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace[…]

Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive

Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive

DEOC partners with companies to formulate and/or review their policies and procedures created to ensure equal opportunity and non-discrimination in the domains of HR, IT, Travel, Emergency, Procurement and so on. The policy we would like to focus on, in this article, is Procurement and the role that a good Procurement Policy can play inRead more about Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive[…]