Saturday, February 22, 2020

Disability

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

The Plight Of A Person with Disability In The Gareeb Rath Train

The Plight Of A Person with Disability In The Gareeb Rath Train

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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.
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Disabling Tinder: Online Dating For Women With Disabilties

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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”.
Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

Reflections Of A Person Living With A Rare Muscle Disease

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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.
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People With Disabilities In Indian Ads: Not Yet A Target Audience

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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.
A Feminist Reading Of Kaabil

A Feminist Reading Of Kaabil

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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.
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So How Has Indian Cinema Portrayed Women With Disabilities?

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Indian cinema always portrays ‘disability’ on the screen in a listless and strange manner when it comes to the depiction of women with disabilities.
We’re Loving The Shape Of This Body Positivity And Inclusivity Video

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

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This theatre company made a body positivity and inclusive video on Ed Sheeran's popular song Shape Of You and it is just wow!
#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

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The GST increases taxes for disability aids and appliances, mere months after passing the progressive Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act

Post Demonetization Currency Notes Aren’t Accessible To The Blind

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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: Where Caste, Disability And Gender Meet

In Conversation With Jyothsna Phanija: Where Caste, Disability And Gender Meet

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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.

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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.