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.
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 recently formulated MCI guidelines has set new eligibility standards for students with disability leading upto seat cancellations.
Adventures Beyond Barriers, through adventure and sport activities, strives for an inclusive society for people with disability.
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.
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.
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 beautifully depicts how persons with disorders and disabilities, as well as economically disadvantaged persons, are singled out.
Indian cinema always portrays ‘disability’ on the screen in a listless and strange manner when it comes to the depiction of women with disabilities.
Women with disabilities are in no way diminished or incapable of choosing a partner for themselves, just because they have disabilities.