International Wheelchair Day 2013 – Kathmandu, Nepal
For the second successive year, the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Kathmandu, Nepal celebrated in style with 126 wheelchair users attending a rally and Flashmob dance.
An article on eKantipur.com summarised how the day was celebrated and what actions were needed for improvement in facilties.
People celebrated what freedom a wheelchair gave them, while recognising there are still challenges to overcome including that wheelchairs provided are not always suitable for the users or the terrain in which they live.
Watch the video of their dance