ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

DisabilitySubscribe to Disability

'Divine-bodied' Disabled

Access to education and the labour market is abysmal among India's disabled.

Education of Children with Disabilities in India

Illiteracy levels are high across all categories of disability and very high for children with visual, multiple and mental disabilities compared to national averages. Generating awareness that the disabled have full rights to appropriate education in mainstream schools and that it is the duty of those involved in administration at every level, including schools, to ensure that they have access to education is of utmost importance.

Concern over Disabilities Bill

As a person with visual impairment, the experience of disability has been a routine one for me, and disability studies constitutes a significant part of my academic engagement as well. I have also been involved with the activities of the disability rights movement.

Disabled by Lack of Political Will

The government’s failure to table the Disabilities Bill in Parliament is unforgivable.


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