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.

Shampa Sengupta

In Conversation With Shampa Sengupta About Disability Rights

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Shampa Sengupta is a Kolkata based activist who has been working on gender & disability issues for more than 25 years.
Rights of Persons With Disabilities

The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Act Was Historical. But Its Implementation Ignored All...

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The Government Rules to implement the Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Act ignored recommendations from disabled persons' organizations.
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.
Deafblindness Sexuality Disability

Educating Educators In The Field Of Deafblindness & Sexuality

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Persons with disabilities like deafblindness are sexual beings and they too have sexual desires and sexual feelings to express, just like anybody else.
Blind T20: India Beat Pakistan By 9 Wickets To Win T20 Blind World Cup

Blind T20: India Beat Pakistan By 9 Wickets To Win T20 Blind World Cup

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This year’s Blind T20 is already off to an exciting start and is on Day 6. India has played exceptionally well, registering its latest victory over New Zealand in its match.
Analysis Of The 2017 Budget From The Disability Lens

Analysis Of The 2017 Budget From The Disability Lens

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If one sums up the 2017 Budget from the disability lens only lifts and escalators in 500 railway stations seem to be the major highlights.
Dear Prime Minister, When Will Our Trains Become Accessible For Wheelchair Users?

Dear Prime Minister, When Will Our Trains Become Accessible For Wheelchair Users?

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The coach for disabled is about 2 feet high and a feet away from the platform without a ramp, thus making the train inaccessible for wheelchair users.
The Disability Bill 2014 Is Now An Act - How Far Have We Come Since 1995?

The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Bill, 2014 Is Now An Act – How...

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The Disability Bill 2014 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2016 and awaits Presidential assent before it is formally enacted as Law.
How Is Demonetisation Affecting The Disabled? | Feminism in India

How Is Demonetisation Affecting The Disabled?

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Disabled women and others with disability in the rural areas face higher ordeals with respect to demonetisation and access to any financial services.
#SexPleasureRights: Disability Is Not A Constraint To Sexuality [Artwork]

#SexPleasureRights: Disability Is Not A Constraint To Sexuality [Artwork]

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#SexPleasureRights: What does disability has got to do with sexuality?

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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.
stock images rape

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.
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.