Accessibility of the division of human rights studies website

This website is run by the Division of human rights studies, Department of History. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. This text describes how the website complies with the accessibility regulations, any known accessibility issues, and how you can report problems so that we can solve them.

How accessible is the division of human rights studies website?

We have found that some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible. See the section below for more information.

Tecnical information

This website is partially compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations, level  AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1. The non-compliances are listed below.

  • Title attribute of some link element repeats the text that exists in the link, 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A).

  • Some images has null or empty alternative texts. All images classified as decorative must be affixed via CSS and not via HTML.

  • No link is available to bypass blocks of content that are repeated on multiple Web pages, 2.4.1 (A).

  • Some elements does not use CSS to control the visual presentation of text, Success criteria 1.3.1 (Level A) Notions about the SC 1.3.1.

  • In some cases the hierarchical sequence of header levels is violated. The web pages should be marked with a hierarchical structure of headers and subheadings.

  • Thera are PDF:s on the website that are not accessible.

  • Videos published before 23 September 2020 don't have subtitles or visual interpretation.

We are working to improve these issues.

Disproportionate burden

The division of human rights studies invokes an exemption for disproportionate burden in accordance with § 12 in the accessibility regulations for the content described below.

Most of the non-accessible content listed above is due to the content management software and not in the hands of the division.

How we tested this website

We have performed a self-assessment (internal testing) of the division of human rights studies website. We have used WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and AccessMonitor for this test. The latest assessment was made December 14, 2022.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website?

If you need content from this website that is not accessible for you, but is within the scope of the accessibility regulations as described in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1, please write an email to Kristina Robertsson kristina.robertssonmrs.luse

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or if we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact Kristina Robertsson to inform us about the problem, so that we can try to solve it.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Agency for Digital Government to lodge a complaint.


If you would like to navigate the website using the tab key, we suggest you use the Chrome browser for this.

The statement was published on 30 September 2020.

The statement was last updated 8 May 2023.

Page Manager: kristina.robertssonmrs.luse | 2023-05-08