June 3, 2018
Tags: accessibility, disability, indonesia, jakarta, UQ in Jakarta
Category: Culture, Indonesia Showcase, Investigative, Investigative, Reporters, Society, UQ in Indonesia, Video
The Pathway To Equality – Disability Accessibility In Jakarta, Indonesia
Written by Chloe Mabb
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, a lack of accessibility is still a daily reality for the city’s disability community. Yet, damaged pathways, a lack of visual signage, and guiding blocks that lead straight into open drains aren’t just hindering daily commutes. They are also having serious, flow-on effects for this community with regards to equal independence, safety, access to community services, and financial cost.
About The Author
Chloe is a final-year Bachelor of Journalism/Arts (Extended French Major) student based in Brisbane. With a keen interest in social and cultural topics, Chloe has pursued opportunities throughout her degree in New Caledonia, Switzerland and Indonesia, as part of the 2018 'UQ in Jakarta' team.