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On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we must renew our commitment towards disability inclusion & ensure persons with disabilities are able to access health care, education, employment & to participate in the community.
“In the Netherlands 303 stations are not accessible for wheelchair users. This means that I cannot get off with my electric wheelchair at 75% of the stations. I won’t let my wheelchair stop me”.
Travel-loving Amber Bindels is a disability activist, creator of the initiative “Wij staan op” (“We stand up”), promoting equal rights for handicapped people.