Make Bengaluru disabled friendly: A para-athlete’s passionate plea at city’s Beku Beda Santhe

For many Bengalureans, October 15 was just another Sunday. But hundreds including students and children ventured out of their homes to participate in the Beku Beda Santhe— a citizen’s meet focussed on making the country’s IT capital more liveable. The four-hour event, as the name suggests, went on to make a list of wants (beku)… Read More Make Bengaluru disabled friendly: A para-athlete’s passionate plea at city’s Beku Beda Santhe

The Disabilities Act Is Progressive But Leaves Out Those With Invisible Disabilities

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 replaced the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 to comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. While the 2016 act contains progressive changes, this article underlines the need for special provisions to assist persons with ‘mental illnesses’. Source : https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2017/10/know-the-law-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities-act-2016/

Meet the National Wheelchair Basketball Champion, who didn’t gave up despite being physically disabled

New Delhi: When you hear the word ‘disabled’, people immediately think about people who can’t walk or talk or do everything but here we are going to tell you about story of a physically disabled Nisha Gupta who lives in Mumbai, she has proved that nothing is impossible if you have believe and positive attitude… Read More Meet the National Wheelchair Basketball Champion, who didn’t gave up despite being physically disabled

Analysis Of Urban Areas And Planning From A Disability Perspective

It has been rightly pointed out by Psomopoulos that, “Many urban plans cater to a fictitious model of the human being—exclusively for a man (not a woman) in the prime of life, and at the peak of his physical fitness”. To put this differently, most of the cities have been designed for young individuals who have an… Read More Analysis Of Urban Areas And Planning From A Disability Perspective

How One Boy’s Realisation Led to a Campaign to Help Differently Abled Menstruating Girls

Vinay Kumar,  who is from a small village, Nagla Raja in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh would have been a labourer today had it not been for a chance encounter with Amit Yadav – a differently abled young man who inspired him to help such people in our country. Although Vinay’s parents wanted to educate… Read More How One Boy’s Realisation Led to a Campaign to Help Differently Abled Menstruating Girls

Talent aplenty at Punjab State Special Olympics

  The three-day 20th Punjab State Special Olympics concluded at the Government College of Physical Education here on Friday. The event served as a platform for hundreds of special children across the state. For Sukham, mother of Ishwinder Singh who participated in the athletics events, Special Olympics was a home for her son where hundreds of… Read More Talent aplenty at Punjab State Special Olympics