Category: Discrimination

Disability Discrimination Education Japan

Nagoya District Court rejects request for financial support to purchase suction equipment for junior high school student

The student expressed criticisms, saying that “The only thing that brought me to school was discrimination against disabilities.” He claimed that he violated the law, which requires local governments to take reasonable care to remove social obstacles.

Disability Discrimination Wheelchair

Major suds makers take varied approach to beer tasting by electric wheelchair users

“Disabled rights advocacy groups point out that electric wheelchairs are treated the same as pedestrians under the Road Traffic Act, and pedestrians are not prohibited from drinking alcohol. Therefore, they say, banning chair users from tasting at beer factories constitutes discrimination under the Act for Eliminating Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities. They want the ban removed from the NPA guidelines.”