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.
An erstwhile national volleyball and football athlete, Arunima Sinha is the first woman with an amputation to scale Mount Everest.
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.
Sixth Happiness stayed away from the trope of persons with disabilities who can do no wrong and are in constant need of protection.
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.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, let's look at how women with disabilities experience and navigate the internet.