Here’s a look at job opportunities available for differently-abled

There are a number of hurdles differently-abled individuals face in their day to day life, be it in public spaces, buildings or in the form of the attitude of other people towards them. They face difficulty in getting an education and then further getting employment. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), 15% of the… Read More Here’s a look at job opportunities available for differently-abled

Set up Special Courts to try offences against disabled people in 10 days, orders Delhi Disabilities Commissioner

State Commissioner for Disabilities T D Dhariyal has done some tough talking. Fed up of the endless passing the buck between various departments, he has issued a suo moto order directing the government of Delhi to set up Special Courts in each district to try offences against people with disabilities, mandated under the RPWD Act.… Read More Set up Special Courts to try offences against disabled people in 10 days, orders Delhi Disabilities Commissioner

Memorable day for scholar with disability

For 32-year-old Jaspal Singh, it was a memorable day. The polio-stricken scholar received his PhD degree from dignitaries who came down the podium to celebrate his academic success amid thunderous applause during the GNDU Golden Jubilee annual convocation on Friday. He received the degree of doctorate in philosophy (languages), Punjabi. Source : https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/amritsar/memorable-day-for-scholar-with-disability/805014.html  

Rising Flame launches leadership programme for women with disabilities

It’s a pioneering initiative, one that offers a platform for the self-development and professional growth of young women with disabilities. Mumbai non- profit has launched a programme called I Can Lead Fellows, under which a group of six women from across India will be given intensive one-on-one training aimed at addressing their specific ambitions. The… Read More Rising Flame launches leadership programme for women with disabilities

Disability causes millions to drop out of school’

Nearly three-fourths of five-year-old children and one-fourths of kids aged between 5 and 19 with disabilities in India are out of school, according to a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) report. The UNESCO had commissioned and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences prepared the report titled State of the Education Report for India… Read More Disability causes millions to drop out of school’