Democratic Party of Korea presidential nominee Moon Jae-in vowed to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities at a campaign stop in the eastern province of Gangwon-do on Thursday.
"I, Moon Jae-in, will bring about a change of government and create a world in which people with disabilities are respected, a country that helps people with disabilities find a good job, a good home and enjoy cultural activities."
Moon pledged to repeal a system in which a person's physical disability is ranked and vowed to enact a human rights law for people with disabilities.
"I will end the disability ranking system. The government will provide customized welfare services tailored to each individual. I will also establish a law that protects and guarantees the rights of all people with disabilities."
Moon promised to drastically increase funding for programs and services for people with disabilities.
He also pledged to build a primary health care center and enforce existing laws protecting the rights of people in need.
"After pledging to find ways to make life easier for people with disabilities, Moon held three other rallies in the province in Wonju, Cheongju and Chuncheon .