SOURCE: Bureau of Internet Accessibility

Bureau of Internet Accessibility

December 13, 2017 10:19 ET

The UN Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - December 13, 2017) - In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Two years later, the holiday known as Human Rights Day was formally incepted and has served as an acknowledgement, celebration, and reminder of the importance of fighting for human rights for all global citizens regardless of citizenship, economic status, gender, affiliations or orientations, or disabilities. Human Rights Day is an internationally celebrated occasion during which individuals and organizations come together to acknowledge and appreciate the essential importance of universal human rights. The Bureau of Internet Accessibility celebrates Human Rights Day this week with a focus on helping you understand your website's accessibility.

For more information about Human Rights Day: https://www.boia.org/blog/support-human-rights-awareness-with-website-accessibility

About the Bureau of Internet Accessibility:

Mobile and Web accessibility compliance is a requirement, but trying to understand the WCAG 2.0 Guidelines and how they relate to ADA, ACAA, OCR, AODA, Section 508 and other compliance requirements, can be confusing. The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) has been helping eliminate the accessibility digital divide since 2001. The organization's reports, tools, and services have assisted businesses in improving, maintaining, and proving the accessibility of their websites. With services that include self-help tools, audits, training, remediation and implementation support, BoIA has the experience and expertise to ensure that accessibility efforts are worthwhile and successful. For more information, visit www.BoIA.org.

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