Friday, September 20, 2019

Disability

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

How News Media Ignores The Disability Aspect Of Survivors Of Sexual Assault

How News Media Ignores The Disability Aspect Of Survivors Of Sexual Assault

Violence against women with disability: Print media, take note, not all sexual assault victims are physically and mentally fit.

15 Pictures That Promote Accessgiri And Stop Violencegiri At Raahgiri

At Raahgiri people of all ages, backgrounds, diverse disabilities joined hands and came together in big numbers to promote accessgiri and stop violencegiri.
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Disabled People Say No To Divyang

"I am not Divyang and don’t prefer being called that."
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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.
Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

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. 
The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

The Ordeal Of Getting Disability Certificates In Rural Areas

55 percent of persons with disabilities in Bihar do not have disability certificates, and the reasons range from tedious processes to stigma and apathy.
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.
When Will India Truly Become Accessible For People With Disabilites?

When Will India Truly Become Accessible For People With Disabilities?

No amount of economic trouble or market-based capitalistic ideas should help determine one's right to accessible spaces, which should be available in an unconditionally equal manner to all persons, irrespective of their physical state of being.
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Educating Educators In The Field Of Deafblindness & Sexuality

Persons with disabilities like deafblindness are sexual beings and they too have sexual desires and sexual feelings to express, just like anybody else.
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.

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The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
Can Marriage Truly Be A Feminist Institution?

The Futile Quest For A Feminist Marriage In Today’s World

The question, however, is that even after getting rid of sexist practices and beliefs, can there be a feminist marriage?