Update : 2017.11.08  Wed  No : 490
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Opinion
Heart for the Right of the Disabled

An interview with Jang Hye-yeong, who now runs the project “Grown-up” impressed me a lot. The recent conflict over the construction of a special needs school in Gangseo-gu told me that people with disabilities tend to live in a world that is largely made for the able-bodied. Not to mention we are the ones who make them feel isolated from people who do not have disabilities. What came to my mind so far is that it is our common response to fear or to ridicule people who appear to be different from us. People with special needs, however, have the same rights as everybody else and want dignity and respect from every individual.

The “Grown-up” project got me thinking about courage. The courage to talk about differences. I believe in the power of her works, and that it will affect society in a good way, including her sister Hye-jeong. It is a must for Korean society to have a way for everyone to mingle with social minorities. Her courage will influence people to stop focusing too much on the disabilities others have and start focusing on the kind of person he or she is. I hope I can live in a society where people are open and patient with the differences of others.


Kim Gwon-ji
Dept. of Central Asia Studies ‘17

 

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2017.11.08  No : 490
 
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Opinion  
Editorial
One for Peace, All for Peace
Road Casting
What Are Your Goals Before 2018?
HUFSan's Voice
Culture Clash at HUFS
Opinion
Heart for the Right of the Disabled
Opinion
Why YOLO?
A Cartoon
You can do it, Go for it!
Newsdesk  
HUFSans Call for Resignation of KBS CEO
Ban Ki-moon Visits HUFS
HUFS Holds 27th World Folk Culture Festival
Dept. of Russian To Hold Biennial Art Festival
HUFS Selected as 2017 KOR, CHI Youth Exchange Organization
HUFS Paves Way for Internship in Hong Kong
HUFSans Hike with Climber Um Hong-gil
HUFSans Invite Congressman Yoo
Television Producer Kim Tae-ho Gives Speech
HUFS Commemorates Donors to Smart Library
Campus  
In-depth on Campus
Does HUFS Help You to Meet the World?
Rendez-vous
People Who Share the Joy of Writing
National  
Cover Story
A Look into the Elementary Teacher Appointment Disaster
Reportage
An Invisible Existence in Daerim
News Briefing
Brain Swap
Does HUFS Do Enough for Exchange Students?
Culture  
Photo Essay
What Is in Your Jongmyo?
Culture Insight
Talk, Share, and Get Informed with Images
Review
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