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Disabled left out in the cold


LOOKING back at 2018, without a doubt, the installation of a #NewMalaysia government was the most significant event. But sadly, the year has been one filled with disappointment for the disabled community, the largest minority group in Malaysia and around the world.

The letdowns began with Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh thinking she had the right to determine who could or could not use disabled toilets (“Transgenders can loo-k to disabled ones”, Nation, The Star, Aug 14; online at tinyurl.com/star-toilets).

   

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