Category: Disability

Disability Employment Japan Mental Health

Japanese Gov’t White Paper shows high instances of mental illness reported by women, people working in construction and the media

“A Japanese government’s white paper pointed to a need to improve work environments to reduce stress on workers.”

Disability Japan Paralympics Sports

Wheelchair rugby players look for spotlight amid World Cup excitement

“The Japanese Para-Sports Association and the country’s wheelchair rugby federation have organized an international tournament in Tokyo during the Rugby World Cup partly in a bid to raise the recognition of the sport ahead of the Paralympics.The five-day World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 2019, which opens Wednesday, will see eight of the top-10 teams battling it out at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.”