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Pupils of a lesser God

Zuhaib, a student of mass communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University says that because of the lockdown all his classes are now online. Hi...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss Impact of War on People with Disabilities

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came into force in May 2008, and has so far been signed by 130 countries. It enshr...

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CinemAbility: A Documentary that explores Disability in TV and Films in Hollywood

While there are many powerful documentary films that tackle important subjects, few have the far-reaching influence of Jenni Gold’s C...

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‘Serious Breach Of Trust In Sports In Disability Rights Bill’

Citing “serious breach of trust”, an NGO that works on Paralympics issues, has said the draft rules of the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act fail to menti...

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New Building Code Could Help Make Smart Cities Disabled Friendly

Disability rights groups are urging the Centre to build smart cities that abide by international planning norms and are completely barrier free. While the Smart Cities Miss...

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Not So Accessible After All

Irony: a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often wryly amusing as a result. Now that we have the definition of irony ...

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India's New Legislation Offers Hope

Last month, the Indian Parliament passed much needed and long awaited legislation on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in India. The new disability law is going to af...

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Why Did India's Media Ignore The Disability Bill?

December 16, 2016 will go down in history as one of the landmarks in the history of the Disability Rights Movement in India. After years of discussions, deliberations, deba...

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Culture Of Silence Around Disability Influences Bad Policy

Disability in India has long been misunderstood and persons with disability in India for decades now have lived on the fringes of society – excluded, marginalised and...

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Stars Attend 15th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon

The 15th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefiting United Cerebral Palsyof New York City (UCP of NYC) was held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street.
The sold-out e...

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