Disability

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

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. 
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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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Love And Dating For Women With Disabilities

One barrier for women with disabilities in making interpersonal connections with the outside world is lack of accessibility of public spaces.

Post Demonetization Currency Notes Aren’t Accessible To The Blind

This World Sight Day, let us demand accessible currency notes and make financial independence a reality for the Indian blind community.
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Analysis Of Urban Areas And Planning From A Disability Perspective

Movement is a basic human right, and urban areas are expected to be designed and well equipped for all, irrespective of ability.
Inspiration Porn

‘Inspiration Porn’ And Deconstructing The ‘Disabled People Are So Inspiring’ Stereotype

Born out of ablesim, this inspiration porn gives people wrong ideas about disability portrays us as one-dimensional saints.
We’re Loving The Shape Of This Body Positivity And Inclusivity Video

We’re Loving The Shape Of This Body Positivity And Inclusivity Video

This theatre company made a body positivity and inclusive video on Ed Sheeran's popular song Shape Of You and it is just wow!
Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

Shilpi Bhattacharya is a person living with GNE myopathy, a rare muscle disease, and wants to raise a voice to spread awareness about it and demand treatment research.

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Lakshmi – A Must Watch Short Film On Conjugality And Sexuality

Directed by Sarjun KM, Lakshmi is a radical departure from a monochromatic portrayal of a middle-class woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
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‘Good Men’, Let’s Talk About Aziz Ansari, Shall We?

The Aziz Ansari story is a clear indication of how ‘good men’ perceive sex: as some kind of a prize they deserve.
This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like | Feminism In India

This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like

Most people who saw me regularly at the time would vouch that I was perfectly happy and normal. That doesn’t change the reality that I was experiencing intimate partner rape.