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We brought a number of lawsuits against public targets on behalf of people with disabilities. One such case was an action brought against the city of Seoul for failing to provide adequate access to persons with physical disabilities to the Cheonggyechon (stream) area, such as wheelchair accessible paths, ramps leading to the stream, and safe walkways for the visually-impaired. Asserting violations of the equal rights provisions in Korea's Constitution as well as various access to transportation laws, we were able to obtain a groundbreaking award for damages for the five plaintiffs - three with physical disabilities and two with visual impairments.
A civil action against an insurance company brought on behalf of children with disabilities and their parents for the company’s denial of travel insurance coverage to the plaintiff children. We obtained an award for damages from the company, but perhaps more significantly, we also pushed for amendments to national insurance laws that could potentially affect thousands of people. The proposed amendments are currently before the legislature.
As part of our legal reform efforts in this field, we continue to attend public hearings and seminars as well as conduct research and surveys concerning the plight of disabled persons.
In 2006, we provided a series of legal workshops for groups advocating rights for persons with disabilities on issues related to access to justice in criminal, civil, administrative, constitutional, and human rights law. We prepared and distributed a comprehensive legal manual at the workshops that continues to be a highly useful resource for activists.

We believe that raising public awareness and encouraging debate will accelerate change to improve the lives of people with disabilities. In that vein, we regularly appeared on a panel advocating human rights for people with disabilities on a weekly KBS radio program called "Living Together in our World".
Together with interested groups, we pushed for, and successfully saw, the enactment of the Act concerning Anti-Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities. We also obtained revision of the Act for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities, and helped set up guidelines for judicial enforcement under the Act.

Identifying a new area in need of improvement in the protection of rights, we drafted and proposed a special Act concerning Persons with Developmental Disabilities, with enforcement provisions for guardianship of such persons.

As part of our legal reform efforts in this field, we continue to attend public hearings and seminars as well as conduct research and surveys concerning the plight of disabled persons.