Disability

In this section, find articles, reviews, interviews, art work, poems and photo-essays on disability, gender and sexuality by Feminism in India.

Tinder

Disabling Tinder: Online Dating For Women With Disabilties

Is it possible to argue for a separate app, functioning as Tinder, for the disabled? However, this just reminds me of the world where the pure-bloods should not associate with the “mudbloods”.
Hichki

Hichki Film Review: Rejecting Toxic Standards Of Normalcy

Hichki beautifully depicts how persons with disorders and disabilities, as well as economically disadvantaged persons, are singled out.
औरत पर दोहरी मार जैसा है फिज़िकल डिसेबिलिटी | Feminism In India

औरत पर दोहरी मार जैसा है फिज़िकल डिसेबिलिटी

शारीरिक रूप से अक्षम लोगों को न केवल स्वास्थ्य सम्बन्धी दिक्कतों का सामना करना पड़ता है, बल्कि अपनी बीमारी या अक्षमता के चलते उन्हें पारिवारिक और सामाजिक रूप से भी कई सारी परेशानियां झेलनी पड़ती हैं।
women with disabilities

So How Has Indian Cinema Portrayed Women With Disabilities?

Indian cinema always portrays ‘disability’ on the screen in a listless and strange manner when it comes to the depiction of women with disabilities.
Why Should Marriage For Women With Disabilities Be Such A Burden?

Why Should Marriage For Women With Disabilities Be Such A Burden?

Women with disabilities are in no way diminished or incapable of choosing a partner for themselves, just because they have disabilities.
Arunima Sinha

Arunima Sinha And The Life Lessons She Can Teach Us

An erstwhile national volleyball and football athlete, Arunima Sinha is the first woman with an amputation to scale Mount Everest.
Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

Responsible, ethical reporting of violence against women with disabilities, demand greater understanding of the broader context, empathy and willingness to report without creating ripples of sensations. 
sixth happiness

Sixth Happiness Film: Disability And Sexuality Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Sixth Happiness stayed away from the trope of persons with disabilities who can do no wrong and are in constant need of protection.
On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

Technology has made leaps in helping blind people live a fuller life, however, it's not enough. A more accessible internet should be the future.
Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, let's look at how women with disabilities experience and navigate the internet.

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The Wolf Pack: Are Our Item Songs Giving In To A Gang Rape Fantasy?

The Wolf Pack: Are Our Item Songs Giving In To A Gang Rape Fantasy?

The recent pattern of item songs where a lone woman dances for a horde of men, like in Chikni Chameli and Ek Do Teen, reminds me of gang molestation.
Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations

Lust Stories: The Space Between Silence, Uncertainty And Conversations

Lust Stories is an anthology of 4 stories that center themselves on women’s sexuality and agency – a college professor, two schoolteachers, a domestic worker and a tired housewife.
5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.