Saturday, February 22, 2020

Disability

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

In Conversation With Tanzila Khan: Author, Disability Rights Activist, And The Founder Of Girlythings

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Girlythings, launched by Tanzila Khan, is an application-based start-up, which provides delivery service for products related to women’s menstrual hygiene.
Benzy, The Singer With Autism: Healing Through Her Own Melody

Benzy, The Singer With Autism: Healing Through Her Own Melody

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Benzy is a musician with autism and partial paralysis. In spite of her inability to converse at all, she has released ten audio CDs and won three National Awards.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

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While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.

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

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In considering sexuality and disability, problems reflect attitudinal barriers are set up by our culture rather than actual physical limitations on sexual functioning.
What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

What My Depression Taught Me As A Disability Rights Activist

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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

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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

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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

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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 Disabilities?

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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

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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.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.