site.btaAssociation of Disabled Children's Parents Go into Politics
A high-profile organization of mothers and legal guardians of children with disabilities, The System Is Killing Us, is going into politics. It will participate in the October 2 early parliamentary elections with its own candidates in the lists of a political party, which they will announce at a later stage, Vera Ivanova told the press here Monday.
For years, The System is Killing Us has been fighting for an adequate policy regarding disabled children and care-givers.
"It is high time that real protesters, real people with a soul, with a heart, who are no strangers to the pain, suffering, anguish and hell we live in, enter this parliament," said Ivanova. She commented that they have been protesting on the square for ten years and unfortunately, the political parties have selectively listened to their problems, according to their own interests, they have turned the causes of children, of the disabled, of education, of healthcare into "political dirty games".