Li Hong, who suffers from Becker muscular dystrophy, with his wife, Hu Ying, who lost the ability to walk at the age of 13, at their home in Shenzhen, China. Picture: Xiaomei Chen

Disabled in China: why life is still a struggle in a society designed for the able-bodied

China has made great strides in its efforts to integrate those with disabilities, but the experiences of a Shenzhen couple show how much still needs to be done before they are accepted as active contributors to society

Topic |   Human rights in China

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Li Hong, who suffers from Becker muscular dystrophy, with his wife, Hu Ying, who lost the ability to walk at the age of 13, at their home in Shenzhen, China. Picture: Xiaomei Chen
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