The Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Equality, is responsible for the development, maintenance and security of the contents of the portal  and undertakes to make this portal accessible in accordance with the guidelines established in Royal Decree 1112/2018 of September 7, on accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices in the public sector.

Text size

Fonts with relative sizes have been used so that if the user prefers a larger font, they can select it through the text size options of their browser, generally Ctrl+ to enlarge, Ctrl- to reduce.

Page structure

This portal is designed with a common format for all the pages so that familiarization with its content is easy to achieve better navigation for people who need technical help.

The pages are made up, broadly speaking, of the following areas:

  • Header, with access to the home page, social networks, the possibility of changing the language to the co-official and English versions and a search engine for portal content.
  • Main navigation menu, with the main options of the web.
  • Central content area that will vary depending on whether the page is the home page or an internal page.
  • Footnote, which includes quick access to the pages of the portal, information regarding the legal notice on the use of its content and this accessibility statement. Likewise, each of the different social networks linked to the portal of the High Commissioner against child poverty can be accessed from the footer.

Navigation aids

  • The logo always links to the main page.
  • Components that have the same functionality within a set of web pages are consistently identified.
  • Main menu visible at all times.
  • More than one way to locate a web page within a set of web pages is provided: menu, crumbs, footer and search engine.
  • Structured information, correctly marked and hierarchical, which allows easy navigation through the content
  • Keyboard shortcuts are provided to go to the main content:

Key    Function

   s        Go to main content


The use of keyboard shortcuts depends on the browser. The most frequent use the following key combinations:

Internet Explorer: ALT + shortcut; and then press ENTER
Mozilla Firefox: ALT + SHIFT + shortcut
Google Chrome: ALT + shortcut

Content not accessible

  1. There are documents in PDF or other formats that may not fully meet all accessibility requirements. Therefore, if you experience any problem with any type of document or page of this portal, contact us through the contact form of this portal in order to carry out the necessary changes in them, making the necessary corrections to adapt the information to the appropriate accessibility requirements.
  2. There could be punctual editing errors in some web page, both in HMTL content and in final documents, published on a date after September 20, 2018 (date of entry into force of Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7 ).

Observations and contact details

You can make communications about accessibility requirements (article 10.2.a) of Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7) such as:

  • Report any possible breach by this website.
  • Convey other content access difficulties.
  • Make any other query or suggestion for improvement regarding the accessibility of the website.

Writing an email to:

Update and standards

The currently visible version of this website is from December 2018 and on that date the accessibility level was reviewed in order to ensure compliance with the accessibility requirements that are currently those of A and AA of the standard WCAG 2.0, considering the exceptions of Royal Decree 1112/2018, of September 7.

Among others, the following measures are adopted to facilitate accessibility:

  • Multi-device adaptation.
  • Multi-browser.
  • Text size is defined in relative units so that users can change it using the usual browser text size controls.
  • Identification of language changes.
  • The user is notified of the opening of new windows.
  • The content is operable via keyboard without a specific time limit for keystrokes.
  • Visibility of focus on links.
  • Focus continuation. There is no context switch without notice to the user.
  •  Buttons move to the top of the content
  • Separation between content and presentation through style sheets using CSS3.
  • Textual alternatives to non-text content. We include alt text on non-decorative images.
  •  Links provide details of the function or destination of the hyperlink.
  • Identification of file formats that are downloadable as pdf.
  • Use of W3C standards: XHTML 1.0, CSS 3.0, WAI AA.