‘Most IT companies in city not disabled-friendly’, says study

HYDERABAD:  In the wake of an announcement made by the State government that it would set up a separate IT park for persons with disabilities (PWDs), a study published recently has highlighted the lack of PWD-friendly atmosphere in IT/ITES companies in the city, a fact accepted both by PWD employees and their employers as well.… Read More ‘Most IT companies in city not disabled-friendly’, says study

Uttarakhand: 53,000 Disabled And Widows Lose Their Pension Owing To Lack Of Aadhaar

53,000 people in Uttarakhand lose pension for the lack of Aadhaar card, said a report by The Times of India. According to documents accessed by the publication, out of 59,081 people who draw disability pension in Uttarakhand, 5,424 have not got a single penny of pension since October 2016. Out of 4.2 lakh old-age pension… Read More Uttarakhand: 53,000 Disabled And Widows Lose Their Pension Owing To Lack Of Aadhaar

Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

If you search on Google to find media coverage on violence against women in India, you will find numerous results but if you try to find out media coverage on violence against women with disabilities in India, I can bet, you won’t see more than 4 to 5 results. Other results would either show articles… Read More Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

All public spaces have to be accessible to differently abled: Supreme Court

Wanderlust strikes people of all caste, creed, colour and capabilities. Our planet is our common inheritance after all, and everything is meant for everyone. However, a large section of people have had to stifle their thirst for travel – because the infrastructure is designed and controlled from the perspective of those with perfectly functioning senses and limbs. It does… Read More All public spaces have to be accessible to differently abled: Supreme Court