If one sums up the 2017 Budget from the disability lens only lifts and escalators in 500 railway stations seem to be the major highlights.
The coach for disabled is about 2 feet high and a feet away from the platform without a ramp, thus making the train inaccessible for wheelchair users.
The Disability Bill 2014 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2016 and awaits Presidential assent before it is formally enacted as Law.
Disabled women and others with disability in the rural areas face higher ordeals with respect to demonetisation and access to any financial services.
#SexPleasureRights: What does disability has got to do with sexuality?
Being a research scholar, exploring positions of women with disability in higher education, facing such bureaucracy from Indian railways came as harsh reality to me.
"I am not Divyang and don’t prefer being called that."
Jeeja Ghosh's case is a huge victory for disability rights.
We'd like to tell you a bit about mental illness, and that #WeCanWork
Violence against women with disability: Print media, take note, not all sexual assault victims are physically and mentally fit.
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