Disability

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

Analysis Of The 2017 Budget From The Disability Lens

Analysis Of The 2017 Budget From The Disability Lens

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.
Dear Prime Minister, When Will Our Trains Become Accessible For Wheelchair Users?

Dear Prime Minister, When Will Our Trains Become Accessible For Wheelchair Users?

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 Is Now An Act - How Far Have We Come Since 1995?

The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Bill, 2014 Is Now An Act – How...

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.
How Is Demonetisation Affecting The Disabled? | Feminism in India

How Is Demonetisation Affecting The Disabled?

Disabled women and others with disability in the rural areas face higher ordeals with respect to demonetisation and access to any financial services.
#SexPleasureRights: Disability Is Not A Constraint To Sexuality [Artwork]

#SexPleasureRights: Disability Is Not A Constraint To Sexuality [Artwork]

#SexPleasureRights: What does disability has got to do with sexuality?

The Plight Of A Person with Disability In The Gareeb Rath Train

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.
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Disabled People Say No To Divyang

"I am not Divyang and don’t prefer being called that."
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Jeeja Ghosh And The Right To Fly With Dignity

Jeeja Ghosh's case is a huge victory for disability rights.

Dear Mrs. Maneka Gandhi, #WeCanWork And How

We'd like to tell you a bit about mental illness, and that #WeCanWork

How News Media Ignores The Disability Aspect Of Survivors Of Sexual Assault

Violence against women with disability: Print media, take note, not all sexual assault victims are physically and mentally fit.

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Meet Iqra Rasool: The Young Pace Bowler From Kashmir With Big Dreams

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6 Indian Muslim Feminists In History

These six Indian Muslim feminists believed in providing equal rights and representation to the women in India.