• Chris McMillan

How Well Does Taiwan Support People With Disabilities?

How Well Does Taiwan Support People With Disabilities?

By Heng-hao Chang

In the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system, electric wheelchair users can be seen moving around the station without hindrance. This is part of the usual routine in the daily life of Taipei City. In 2017, Nagase Osamu, an international disability rights expert from Japan who also served as the chair of the International Review Committee for the Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities, has said, “Taipei City might be the most accessible city in Asia.”



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