Category: Japan

Disability Japan

“Education with or without obstacles together”

“Inclusive education is prescribed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and “rational consideration” it is necessary to so that the people without disabilities have the same rights as others and can exercise this rights.”

Disability Japan Travel

When it comes to priority seats, good manners are important (Part 1)

“There is a married couple, and the woman is disabled and has a cane. Her husband said to the young man who is nearest to the door “I’m sorry, I cannot stand for a long time, can you give me the seat?” Then the smartphone man gave a loud voice saying “I am tired! Passengers around me watched all at once, so it was so loud and fought back. Still, the smartphone man will not give up his seat as cancer. It is probably a “healthy person” who is absorbed in the smartphone of other priority seats.”

Disability Japan

Symposium in Shiga Prefecture emphasizes ‘independent living’ for the developmentally disabled

“A lecture and symposium inviting founding members of “Q – ACT (QUE – ACTO)”, an expert organization that supports autonomy in the community of for severely mentally handicapped people “To support the community life of people with mental disabilities ~ The trajectory of Q-ACT and future development “(sponsored by the prefectural mentally handicapped family association) was held at the Ryuta Art and Cultural Center Hall 2 of Ritto city 2 on 11th. Approximately 150 people from inside and outside the prefecture participated.”

Disability Eugenics Japan

Fukushima finds records of sterilizations performed under eugenic law

“The Fukushima prefectural government had earlier told Kyodo News it held no such records but said Tuesday it had found the documents listing the names, ages and illnesses of 33 men and 87 women, of whom 68 were under 20 years old.

The documents included applications for surgeries and notices about the operations. All of the 120 are believed to have undergone sterilization without consent.”