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TSUKUBA-CITY, Japan (JP): The Japanese government has now made a significant decision to enforce equal rights for the disabled, so far assumed to be a burden to society.
These encouraging intentions to make the day-to-day life of disabled people better, including plans to introduce a barrier-free environment, are in line with the early 1990s declaration of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
The declaration mandates governments of developing countries, including Indonesia which signed it, to provide the appropriate social and physical infrastructures, so disabled people can lead a more fulfilling lifestyle.
Physical barriers …