According to the 2019 Kenya National Census, about 1 million Kenyans have some form of disability. Persons with Disabilities have a right to social justice and equality but can also make immense contributions to society if given the proper assistive tools. However, the challenges persons with disabilities face in accessing information and services in the digital space became more pronounced during the COVID-19 Pandemic when multiple essential services from the government and the private sector were moved online for continuity. Information and services remained inaccessible to people with disabilities, especially those with visual, hearing, intellectual and physical disabilities. What seemed to be an effective response to the COVID-19 Pandemic had a completely opposite impact on Persons with disabilities. It is against this backdrop that this report is being conducted on the ’Accessibility of the government of Kenya websites for persons with disability.’ This initial research will focus on visual, hearing, and cognitive disabilities.

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