Disability

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

On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

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.
Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, let's look at how women with disabilities experience and navigate the internet.
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

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Why You Need To Stop Asking Dalits “Do You Face Caste Discrimination?”

Why You Need To Stop Asking Dalits “Do You Face Caste Discrimination?”

Asking questions like “Have you faced caste discrimination?” is itself a sign of neglect on the part of those non-Dalits who have thrown it in my face directly and indirectly, multiple times.
Decolonising Sex: India's History Of Colonised Bodies And Sexual Repression

Decolonising Sex: India’s History Of Colonised Bodies And Sexual Repression

By decolonising sex, India would finally heal itself and attain sexual liberation from the western colonisation.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।