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.
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”.
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.
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.
Overall, Kaabil had a crumbling plotline, held together by a good cinematography and brilliant acting. But it reinforced what it was trying to disprove; the belief that the visually impaired are weak.
Indian cinema always portrays ‘disability’ on the screen in a listless and strange manner when it comes to the depiction of women with disabilities.
This theatre company made a body positivity and inclusive video on Ed Sheeran's popular song Shape Of You and it is just wow!
The GST increases taxes for disability aids and appliances, mere months after passing the progressive Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act
This World Sight Day, let us demand accessible currency notes and make financial independence a reality for the Indian blind community.
In conversation with Jyothsna Phanija, to know a little more about her and a little better about the society and its intersections of caste, gender and disability.