This year marks 100 years of some women having the right to vote in national elections in Britain, but sadly it’s still the case that women with sight loss are not always able to vote in secret, or on their own.
“Why can’t we vote electronically? Or why can’t we have some sort of electronic device that somebody could potentially use? Why can’t we have our voting papers in large print or in braille? It’s pretty basic stuff.”
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