ASA – Referring to persons with disabilities in ads

The ASA/CAP have released a post called:  Referring to persons with disabilities in ads. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. On 3 December, we saw the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In honour of the day, we have grouped together three key things to avoid, and two other points to consider, to help you ensure your ads don’t breach the…

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Global virtual conference on social protection and people with disabilities

A global virtual conference on how to include people with disabilities in social protection systems will take place 16-17 March 2022. The Disability – Social Protection – Inclusion, Dialogue for Change  conference will address a broad range of issues, including country practices, how to combine different benefits and services to ensure income security, coverage of disability-related extra costs and access to health care and other needed services for people with disabilities. Sessions will also address the changing needs of people with disabilities across the life cycle, disability data, mechanisms for…

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Save the Children Commits to Ensure Children with Disabilities Get Fairer Treatment

On the eve of the second Global Disability Summit (GDS), Save the Children’s President and CEO Janti Soeripto, said: “One in 10 children has a disability. Yet, these children are more likely to have their rights denied than children without disabilities. They are more likely to be discriminated against, to suffer violence at home or at school, and to be malnourished. It’s a situation that’s unjust and unfair, and it needs to change. As the world’s leading child rights organization, Save the Children has a responsibility to play its part…

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OLAY Introduces Easy Open Lid For People with Disabilities, Shares Design With Beauty Industry

 Fifteen percent of the world’s population lives with a disability (source), yet these individuals are often excluded from the beauty industry both in representation and product offerings. OLAY North America is introducing the Easy Open Lid, a limited-edition prototype developed with and for people with disabilities. The Easy Open Lid will be incorporated into the product design of OLAY’s most popular products: the Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream, Vitamin C + Peptide 24 Face Moisturizer, Retinol 24 Face Moisturizer and Collagen Peptide 24 Face Moisturizer. To create the design, OLAY met with…

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Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities

Apple has announced powerful software features designed for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive disabilities. These next-generation technologies showcase Apple’s belief that accessibility is a human right and advance the company’s long history of delivering industry-leading features that make Apple products customisable for all users.Later this year, with software updates across all of Apple’s operating systems, people with limb differences will be able to navigate Apple Watch using AssistiveTouch; iPad will support third-party eye-tracking hardware for easier control; and for blind and low vision communities, Apple’s industry-leading VoiceOver screen…

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