The Government currently specifies the use of a Tactile Voting Device (TVD) to allow blind and partially sighted
people to vote "without any need for assistance."
He also raised concerns that blind and partially sighted
people can't vote without any need for assistance, calling the tactile voting device a "parody of the electoral process".
Since November 2015, the service has been completely free-ofcharge for those registered blind or partially sighted
Only one in four blind or partially sighted
people of working age have a job.
Working together is the only way we can conquer the barriers faced by blind and partially sighted
A survey by Guide Dogs showed that 97 per cent of blind or partially sighted
people encounter problems with street obstructions, and 90 per cents of those had experienced trouble with a pavement parked car.
The findings have been released by RNIB to mark its 150th anniversary and the launch of the charity's new vision: a world without barriers for blind and partially sighted
Ms Monyena found out that despite all the efforts such as the marriage between Botswana Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted
(BABPS) and Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund and also through their patrons, the blind and visually impaired persons still faced daunting challenges, especially in their mobility.
The awards honour people who make a life-changing impact on lives of blind and partially sighted
Fred has also spent decades campaigning nationally, including serving as President of the National Federation of the Blind and Partially Sighted
and as a trustee on two occasions for The Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB).
Since November last year, it has been completely free for those registered blind or partially sighted
. It is hoped that thousands more in Wirral and all over the UK will be able to benefit from the magic of Talking Books, thanks to the fundraising drive.