Japan Country Report 2014

Country Report–Japan     Describe one or two recent highlights (over the past 2 years)   After years of efforts on disability legislations prior to the ratification of CRPD (amendments to the Basic Act for Persons with Disabilities, enactment of the Law for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities and the Act to Advance the … Read more

Japan Country Report to the WBUAP Quadrennial Assembly 2012

1. Country: Japan 2. Organization: Japan Federation of the Blind (JFB) 3. Members, branches: ca. 50,000 members, 61 affiliated organizations 4. Board members: 19 5. Blind or visually impaired board members: 18 Highlights Since the Mid-Term Assembly The devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011 affected many blind and partially sighted persons who experienced … Read more