"State Parties shall take reasonable and progressive step measures to facilitate full enjoyment by persons with disabilities of this right, and such measures shall, among others, apply to: (…) c) Information, communications, sign languages and tactile interpretation services, braille, audio and other services, including electronic services and emergency services; (...) e) The modification of all inaccessible infrastructure and the universal design of new infrastructure. "
DocumentAU: Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa, art. 15.2.c-e
- Accommodation to vote should be made for voters with special needs, including persons with disabilities.
- States are obliged to ensure that all new infrastructure, materials, communication and services intended for public use are accessible for all and comply with universal design requirements.
- Reasonable accommodations should be made to all existing infrastructure, materials, communication and services to enable the participation of persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others.