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#Sundayreading – Why Should Disability Spell the End of Romance?

Flirting. Heartbreak. Clumsy first dates. Matrimonial sites. Studying for three degrees. Salsa classes. The coming-of-age story of a young woman who began losing her eyesight at 15. By Nidhi Goyal | Grist Media – Wed 29 Jan, 2014 The wheelchair Kamasutra: Image courtesy Streetsie.com as… Continue Reading →

Mumbai: Night club denies entry to guest on wheelchair #disability #WTFnews

Friday, Jan 17, 2014, 10:31 IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Kirti Gupta Anup Chandran, a bank employee, had gone to attend his friend’s birthday party at the Tryst club. In an incident which highlights insensitivity towards physically-challenged people, … Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE – Enact Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill

DisabledRights Group (DRG) & NationalPlatform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) 27th December, 2013 PRESS STATEMENT On Speedy Enactment of Rights of Personswith Disabilities Bill The Disabled Rights Group (DRG) and the  National Platform for the Rightsof the Disabled… Continue Reading →

#India – Complaint to Chief Election Commissioner , violation of rights of disabled voters

  A man carries a disabled relative to help her exercise her franchise in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: PTI To, Chief Election Officer, Delhi Sub: Complaint to Chief Election Officer (Delhi) & Commissioner, Disabilities on violation of rights of disabled… Continue Reading →

#India – First Toll Free #Disability helpline launched in West Bengal

On International Day of People with Disability, first toll-free helpline for disabled launched Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013, 15:03 IST | Agency: IANS Now help is only a phone call away for people with speech and hearing disabilities in the eastern… Continue Reading →

#India – RTI can empower the disabled to get justice #mustread

VINITA DESHMUKH | 04/12/2013 11:49 AM , Moneylife.com While 3rd December is commemorated as World Disability Day, how many know that RTI could empower the disabled to know about various welfare schemes, grants, concessions and scholarships they are entitled to? While the Right to Information (RTI)… Continue Reading →

#Video – Lets Leave No One Behind #Disability #English #Bengali #Hindi #Marathi #Tamil

  3rd of December is celebrated annually as the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Trinayani, (pronounced as TREE—NA—YA—NEE.) a Mumbai-Kolkata based trust, has been working relentlessly, for the last 8 years, in the area of AWARENESS about DISABILITY, and… Continue Reading →

#India – World Disability Day: inclusion remains a challenge

    All India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Updated: December 03, 2013   Mumbai:  As the world celebrates the International Day for People with Disabilities, in India, accessibility and inclusion of the disabled remains a challenge. While the world has taken… Continue Reading →

#India – Denying the disabled – A New Law, A Hope ? #disability

Frontline  : November 15, 2013 G. Moorthy Visually challenged persons working in the BPO set up on the Indian Association for Blind premises in Madurai. Indian courts have shown that they are ready for progressive interpretations of the law on the… Continue Reading →

#India- Speech impaired woman raped by a ward boy in Pune #Vaw #disability #WTFnews

  TNN | Sep 2, 2013, PUNE: A 30-year-old speech-impaired woman, who was being treated at a hospital run by Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in Moshi, was allegedly raped inside the hospital lift by a ward boy on the night of August 29…. Continue Reading →

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