The Federal Participation Law: hotly debated


Image: Hands hold a paper with the words "Teilhabegesetz jetzt!" (Federal Participation Law now); Copyright: Andi Weiland |

People with disabilites fight the whole year for a better Federal Participation Law; © Andi Weiland |

"5 out of 9" – sounds like a game but it isn't

Image: Lösekrug-Möller and a visitor in front of a table; Copyright: beta-web/Dindas

Gabriele Lösekrug-Möller talks to visitors of the REHACARE at Friday, 30th of September, at the booth of BMAS (German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs); © beta-web/Dindas

People with disabilities fear their self-determined life is at risk

Image: Miles-Paul in the middle of other demonstrates; Copyright: Andi Weiland |

Ottmar Miles-Paul at the European day of protest in Berlin in May; © Andi Weiland |

Compared with other countries, Germany ranks in the middle

People take to the streets and the World Wide Web to fight for their rights

Image: Lorraine Dindas; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann

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