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Shameless – #AirIndia made a disabled woman passenger crawl #Vaw #WTFnews

I was howling and crawling, Air India is lying’: disability activist’s account of AI’s insensitivity “I asked him, “You are a human being right?” and he just laughed it off in embarrassment” PLEASE click to SIGN PETITION TO UNION CIVIL… Continue Reading →

#Sundayreading – ‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’- Maria Da Penha #Vaw

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‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’ Kamayani Bali-Mahabal FORTALEZA( BRAZIL)- Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes was fast asleep when her husband, Antonio Heredia Vivero, a teacher, shot at her. Though she was rushed to the hospital, the attack… Continue Reading →

Wartime Violence against Disabled Women Often Ignored

By Juhie Bhatia Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Disability rights activists called for a variety of remedies during a panel of a major London conference last week. “If you have reduced mobility, it makes it that much harder to run when… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Screening of Passengers with Special Needs and Medical Conditions

Press Information Bureau    Government of India   Ministry of Civil Aviation    28-March-2014       SoP for Screening of Passengers with Special Needs and Medical Conditions        Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has issued procedure for… Continue Reading →

UID excludes 1.4 million children in India #Aadhaar #Disability

Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist India is home to the largest number of children in the world,significantly larger than the number in China. The country has 20 percent of the 0-4 years’ child population of the world. The number of… Continue Reading →

Press Release – IDA condemns use of force by Indian Police against PWD #disability

IDA PRESS RELEASE: IDA CONDEMNS THE USE OF FORCE BY INDIAN POLICE AGAINST PWD     INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY ALLIANCE (IDA) Member Organizations: Arab Organization of Persons with Disabilities, Disabled People’s International, Down Syndrome International, European Disability Forum, Inclusion International, International… Continue Reading →

#India – Double Cruelty of the Rights of Persons With Disabilities bill

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 Guest Post by Rijul Kochhar In the lives of the disabled, the disability certificate is a commanding entity. It is the artefact of government and the state that interprets the myriad experiences of persons dealing with disabilities, translating and transforming… Continue Reading →

Letter to President of India on Disabilities Bill 2014

February 27, 2014 Dear Rashtrapathiji, The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) is a cross disability organisation having membership based affiliates in various states of the country.   We are shocked and dismayed that the government is… Continue Reading →

Will disability rights bill get passed by Parliament ?

: Kundan Pandey  Date:Feb 21, 2014 Activists divided over provisions of the bill The ongoing session of the Parliament was the last hope for all those who have been demanding the enactment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill that… Continue Reading →

Microsoft #Disability Scholarship

  The mission of DisAbility Scholarship at Microsoft is to empower and enable high schools students with disabilities to (a) go to college, (b) realize the impact technology has on the world, and (c) target a career in the technology… Continue Reading →

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