At a cabinet meeting on the 15th, the government decided on this "White Paper on Persons with Disabilities", and athletes with disabilities will be online with children to promote understanding of sports for persons with disabilities toward the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. It is introduced that we are promoting efforts to interact with each other.

The white paper introduces various efforts to expand opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in society even as the effects of the new coronavirus continue.



Specifically, in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, in order to promote understanding of sports for the disabled, athletes with disabilities are promoting efforts to interact with children online and send messages by video. It is supposed to be.



In addition, as part of promoting barrier-free access in public places, it will be mandatory to install a free space on the Shinkansen that can be used by wheelchair users from July, and it is called "pictogram" used for toilets and nursing rooms. The addition of nine pictogram marks is also mentioned.

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