Disability

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

women with disabilities

Love And Dating For Women With Disabilities

One barrier for women with disabilities in making interpersonal connections with the outside world is lack of accessibility of public spaces.

Post Demonetization Currency Notes Aren’t Accessible To The Blind

This World Sight Day, let us demand accessible currency notes and make financial independence a reality for the Indian blind community.
urban areas

Analysis Of Urban Areas And Planning From A Disability Perspective

Movement is a basic human right, and urban areas are expected to be designed and well equipped for all, irrespective of ability.
Inspiration Porn

‘Inspiration Porn’ And Deconstructing The ‘Disabled People Are So Inspiring’ Stereotype

Born out of ablesim, this inspiration porn gives people wrong ideas about disability portrays us as one-dimensional saints.
We’re Loving The Shape Of This Body Positivity And Inclusivity Video

We’re Loving The Shape Of This Body Positivity And Inclusivity Video

This theatre company made a body positivity and inclusive video on Ed Sheeran's popular song Shape Of You and it is just wow!
Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

Shilpi Bhattacharya is a person living with GNE myopathy, a rare muscle disease, and wants to raise a voice to spread awareness about it and demand treatment research.
In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

Manasi Joshi, is a kickass para-badminton player who keeps shattering stereotypes and pursuing her dreams through her grit and passion for para-badminton.
#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

The GST increases taxes for disability aids and appliances, mere months after passing the progressive Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act
In Conversation With Virali Modi: Shattering Stereotypes On Disability

In Conversation With Virali Modi: Shattering Stereotypes Of Disability

From scuba diving to winning beauty pageants, motivating people and fighting for causes, Virali Modi shatters all stereotypes of disability.
Arranging to Touch Base For Those With Disability

Notes From A Sex Worker On Providing Services To Clients With Disability

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.

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18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.
Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.