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dc.contributor.authorNzioki, Nicky
dc.contributor.authorMaganjo, Agnes
dc.contributor.authorKariuki, Catherine
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-18T18:13:05Z
dc.date.available2020-11-18T18:13:05Z
dc.date.issued1992-01-01
dc.identifier.other554104
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/76701
dc.description.abstract[Excerpt] The aim of this paper is to review the current accessibility legislation on the built environment in Kenya and document the current situation in the light of persons with disabilities. The paper will briefly explain the various categories of disability. In addressing disability and current legislation, the paper will embark on a detailed description of government policies. In the light of the foregoing information, various legislations will be discussed each in detail as they affect the overall design of the built environment. The paper will compile in its conclusion a list of feasible recommendations which the government can consider in order to cater adequately for the disabled person. In itemizing the recommendations, a distinction will be made of those which can be tackled immediately, i.e. addition of a ramp to buildings and those which require to be implemented over time and for those to be included in new building designs.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectdisability
dc.subjectKenya
dc.subjectpoverty
dc.subjectaccessibility
dc.subjectlegislation
dc.subjectpublic policy
dc.titleA review of current accessibility legislation in Kenya
dc.typearticle
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local.authorAffiliationNzioki, Nicky: University of Nairobi, Kenya
local.authorAffiliationMaganjo, Agnes: University of Nairobi, Kenya
local.authorAffiliationKariuki, Catherine: University of Nairobi, Kenya


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