Disability

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

Sexuality And Disability: Providing Sexuality Education To The Disabled Through Online Space

In considering sexuality and disability, problems reflect attitudinal barriers are set up by our culture rather than actual physical limitations on sexual functioning.
मानवाधिकार का ज़रूरी विषय है विकलांगता

मानवाधिकार का ज़रूरी विषय है विकलांगता

विकलांगता एक मानवाधिकार विषय है। यही कारण है की यूएनसीआरपीडी विकलांगता के सामाजिक मॉडल (अक्षमता भौतिक बाधाएंऔर नकारात्मक दृष्टिकोण की देन होती हैं) की बात करता है ना की मेडिकल मॉडल की(अक्षमता व्यक्ति में निहित हैं)।
What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

Having gone through this before, working in disability rights, and having closely interacted with many people living with mental health conditions, I could absolutely recognise that I was slipping into depression in my life of 33 years.
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.
The New MCI Guidelines Lead To Seat Cancellation Of Disabled Medical Students

The New MCI Guidelines Lead To Seat Cancellation Of Disabled Medical Students

The recently formulated MCI guidelines has set new eligibility standards for students with disability leading upto seat cancellations.
In Conversation With Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation: Promoting Inclusivity Through Adventure

In Conversation With Adventures Beyond Barriers: Promoting Inclusivity Through Adventure

Adventures Beyond Barriers, through adventure and sport activities, strives for an inclusive society for people with disability.
When Will India Truly Become Accessible For People With Disabilites?

When Will India Truly Become Accessible For People With Disabilites?

No amount of economic trouble or market-based capitalistic ideas should help determine one's right to accessible spaces, which should be available in an unconditionally equal manner to all persons, irrespective of their physical state of being.
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People With Disabilities In Indian Ads: Not Yet A Target Audience

People with disabilities are considered non-productive members of the community who do not contribute to the labour force. It is this assessment which leads to them not being considered consumers.
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.

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All That Is Good About Sex And The City – Here Are 4 Reasons Why

4 Reasons Why All Is Good About Sex And The City

Fifteen years ago, with its last episode, Sex and the City gave a whole new definition to female solidarity. While the underlying flaws in the series cannot be overlooked, it can also not be denied that the show has been an integral part of the popular culture.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
7 Progressive Women In The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore

7 Progressive Women In ‘The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore’

‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a television series based on the novels and short stories of the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. All of the women created by Tagore have one thing in common – their rejection of the subordinate status of women in Bengali society.