For accessibility, laws are essential. Unfortunately, we still don’t live in an inclusive society. Hence we need directions to protect everyone who needs it. Luckily there is the much-needed progression from around the world.

The related laws can be of different types (civil rights, procurement, and industry-specific), so many aren’t just web or internet based but generic. Fortunately (and hopefully with a newer version), a common thing is usually the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the standard of web accessibility.

In the following list, you will find an incomplete list of a11y (accessibility) laws from around the world: