Fulbright Forum

Forum - March 11, 2016 - Symone M. Gosby

Ever heard of the Korean Disability Rights Movement? Not many have. Yet, since the 1980s the movement has made a significant impact on the way people with disabilities (PWD) are treated and viewed within the Korean society. The movement has resulted in laws such as the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities act (1989), Disability Employment Promotion and Vocational Rehabilitation act (1999), Anti-Discrimination act (2007), and more.