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Get involved in campaigning with RNIB and help build a world without barriers for blind and partially sighted people. Whether you have sight loss, know someone with sight loss or have an interest in making the world a fairer place, together we can bring about change

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Why voting in secret remains impossible

It’s more than 150 years since the establishment of the right to vote in secret. But this right is still not afforded to many blind and partially sighted people.

Voting and elections: what you need to know

Discover what accessibility and reasonable adjustments, including large print ballot papers and tactile voting devices can be made for blind people at elections

Play your part ahead of election day

Play your part to support blind and partially sighted people in this General Election and help us reach every candidate across the UK.

Information for candidates

More people than ever before are experiencing sight loss, making you more likely than ever to meet a blind or partially sighted voters. Below are some practical suggestions that are intended to help you provide an accessible experience to voters with sight loss.

Information for Electoral Administrators

This page includes video, written guides and tips on how to support blind and partially sighted voters to use some of the accessible voting solutions.

My info my way

Blind and partially sighted people have a legal right to receive accessible health and social care information. Find out more about our campaign, and how to request information in a format you can read.

Out of Sight

Thousands of people with sight loss remain Out of Sight. Life changes after sight loss, sometimes overnight, often in dramatic ways. Done well, vision rehabilitation equips people with new ways to stay independent: to get out and about, adapt their lives.

Access to Work delays

Unprecedented Access to Work delays are putting blind and partially sighted people’s jobs at risk.

Campaigning news

The latest in RNIB's work campaigning for blind and partially sighted people

Inclusive Journeys

Being able to get around safely is important for everyone, but for people with sight loss some things can make it harder to do this. RNIB campaigns to make our streets and public transport safe and accessible to all.

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