NO MORE BULLYING: The county government said it will raise awareness about facial equality, have it taught at schools and eliminate work prejudice based on appearance
Date: May 13, 2019
By: Lin Yi-chang and Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporter, with staff writer
The Chiayi County Government on Saturday signed a pledge to create a friendlier
environment for people with facial burns, birthmarks or disfigurement.
Chiayi County Commissioner Weng Chang-liang (翁章梁) signed the pledge on behalf of the county government.
At the event hosted by the Sunshine Foundation, Lu Yi-ju (呂易儒), a 16-year-old born with a nevus of Ota, and her mother, Hu Hui-chi (胡惠琪), talked about their experiences.
Lu was born with dark pigmentation around her temples, said Hu, who lives in Chiayi’s Shueishang Township (水上). [FULL STORY]