Spain elects first parliamentarian with Down’s syndrome

Spain has elected its first parliamentarian with Down’s syndrome. Mar Galcerán was voted into Valencia’s regional assembly, in the east of the country. She is thought to be the first person with the genetic disorder to join a European regional or national parliament. Her appointment has been called “a huge step forward” and “an example of real inclusion.”

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