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Covid-19: Disabled scholar activist still in jail, while thousands others released on bail

PM’s message of combating epidemic with compassion rings hollow as his government refuses to release GN Saibaba G Image Courtesy: firstpost.com India’s Prime Minister who is known for his oratory skills recently urged the people of his country to fight… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Dashboard: Live Data Continuously Updated

Avi Schiffmann – TRANSCEND Media Service PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE LIVE DASHBOARD: nCoV2019.live Who made this website? This site was created by Avi Schiffmann. I am a high schooler in Washington State, USA. You can email me at coronaviruswebsite@gmail.com You can… Continue Reading →

Persons with disabilities bear the brunt of coronavirus lockdown

The ordeal for people with disabilities doesn’t stop with food and everyday supplies, from medical visits to access to medicine, there is a long array of problemsJanani Sampath2:00 PM, 5 April, 2020U Mathivannan*, a person with disabilities in Chennai has… Continue Reading →

Activists respond to COVID-19 Guidelines and Relief measures for Disabled

The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) expresses its strong disappointment at the relief measure announced by the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitaraman, today pertaining to disabled citizens. The Minister has announced a one time ex gratis amount… Continue Reading →

Kerala High Court passes landmark judgement on therapy centres for disabled children

The Kerala High Court has passed a comprehensive judgement regarding therapy centres for children with disabilities in the state with timelines set. This comes after a prolonged campaign by parents support group TogetherWeCan which has been advocating for closer monitoring… Continue Reading →

Indian Author and a friend Payel Bhattacharya who suffers from VHL, a rare disease needs your financial support

Payel Bhattacharya suffers from von Hippel-Lindau or VHL. She tells us about the various difficulties she has faced in her life due to VHL and how she wants to make people aware of this rare condition. Delhi based Payel Bhattacharya suffers from… Continue Reading →

Mental Health Crisis- The age of anxiety- recognise it

This mental health crisis is clawing away at one in every seven Indians, says a recent study. But experts believe those numbers fall way below reality | Arnab.Ganguly Three years ago, Tarun Arora woke up one night gasping for breath, incoherent… Continue Reading →

Union Budget: Disabled Continue to be Neglected

The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) has issued the following statement: The NPRD expresses its complete disenchantment with the 2020-21 budget. Like last year, this year too, the Finance Minister made just one passing reference to the disabled… Continue Reading →

Joint Statement by Disability Rights Organisations #Reject NPR/NRC/CAA

We, disabled citizens of India and their representative organisations declare our unequivocal opposition to the discriminatory NPR/NRC/CAA. We view the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 as being violative of the fundamental principles of the Indian Constitution.. The preamble, citizenship provisions (Article… Continue Reading →

Suicide- Myths and Facts you should know #mustshare

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A step towards life Suicide is a word loaded with the sentiments of dismay, despair and the fear of death. This often stops us from having a discussion about suicide. However, if we freely talk about it, we can surely… Continue Reading →

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