In Conversation With Tanzila Khan: Author, Disability Rights Activist, And The Founder Of Girlythings
Girlythings, launched by Tanzila Khan, is an application-based start-up, which provides delivery service for products related to women’s menstrual hygiene.
"I am not Divyang and don’t prefer being called that."
This theatre company made a body positivity and inclusive video on Ed Sheeran's popular song Shape Of You and it is just wow!
Sixth Happiness stayed away from the trope of persons with disabilities who can do no wrong and are in constant need of protection.
Movement is a basic human right, and urban areas are expected to be designed and well equipped for all, irrespective of ability.
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”.
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.
#SexPleasureRights: What does disability has got to do with sexuality?
I’ve been a sex worker for over 20 years. Some of my clients are people who were born with or have gotten a disability.
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.