Accessible living space that is not automatically more expensive than other apartments – Janine Mailk would ensure that this is the case if she was the Commissioner for the Disabled. What is also close to her heart, what makes her laugh and how she otherwise rolls, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
Name: Janine Malik Age: 38 City: Berlin, Germany Occupation: Public Relations at the German Multiple Sclerosis Society Berlin e. V. (DMSG) Impairment: I have had multiple sclerosis and various disabilities associated with this disease for 15 years now.
What have you always been wanting to do and why have you never done this so far?
Janine Malik: Grab my two dogs and spontaneously explore the world with a camper. My current account has always been against it.
Which person has influenced you most? And why?
Janine Malik: Many people have influenced me. Mostly my parents. I think they did a pretty good job on me. You have the chance to become the Commissioner for the Disabled. What would you do first?
Janine Malik: Ensure that accessible housing should not be more expensive than other housing, that people with disabilities or impairments should not be disadvantaged and that it should be compulsory to build accessible. No matter whether commercial, road construction or the housing associations.
What is especially near and dear to you?
Janine Malik: That my loved ones are well and that I hope for a cure for all people with MS.
I would like to be ...
Janine Malik: free of pain.
Which question would you like to be answered the most?
Janine Malik: Why is it still a struggle with the authorities and doctors in 2020?
What I still wanted to say...
Janine Malik: I came, saw and forgot what I wanted.