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#India- Jammed Wheels #disability #rights

Outlook Magazine | Oct 29, 2012   Sanjay Rawat Disabled girl in a wheelchair crossing the road in New Delhi rights: disabled people Jammed Wheels Out in our streets, disabled people feel the pain everyday Neha Bhatt The Gaping Holes… Continue Reading →

#India #Bollywood –Creatively challenged #sundayreading

Anvar Alikhan | October , 2012, Times Crest Edition Frankly, I blame Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He’s the one who started it all, with his Black and its themes of sensory disability and Alzheimer’s. Then came Aamir Khan with his Taare Zameen Par… Continue Reading →

Enough is enough. Disabled people are driven to suicide because of the Government’s welfare reform

NICKY CLARK. The Independent Thursday 4 October 2012 As a survey reveals that disabled patients have been driven to suicide due to the Government‘s fitness to work test, it’s time to fight back. SHARE +MORE FACT FILE 20% of GPshad… Continue Reading →

India- Scrap outdated #Mental Health Bill- Activists

  PLEASE  CLICK HERE AND SIGN ONLINE  PETITION TO BE SUBMITTED TO HEALTH MINISTER ON 10TH OCT Petition health minister over inclusion of archaic psychosurgery and electro-shock treatment, which is banned in many countries #MENTALHEALTH   Jyoti Shelar, MUMBAI MIRROR… Continue Reading →

#Haryana: Minor Girl Raped, Mentally Disabled Assaulted #vaw #shame

  OCT 03, 2012, http://news.outlookindia.com Adding to the spree of crimes against women in Haryana, a minor Dalit girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped in Rohtak, while a mentally challenged woman was sexually assaulted in Jind district. Main accused in both… Continue Reading →

The Nuclear Sacrifice of Our Children:Helen Caldicott #MUSTREAD

 Medical tests on children living in three towns near the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant found 45 percent of those surveyed suffered low-level thyroid radiation exposure. (photo: MidnightWatcher’s Blog)   The Nuclear Sacrifice of Our Children By Helen Caldicott, Finding… Continue Reading →

No flat for those on the ground

  Published: Friday, Aug 17, 2012, 8:35 IST By Dilnaz Boga | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Laxmi Teli, 60, is a physically challenged widow living on plot no 30 at Golibar slums in Santa Cruz (East). Having lived in the same… Continue Reading →

Double amputee, ‘Blade Runner’ creates Olympic history #disability

  EDDIE PELLS Last updated 22:57 04/08/2012 Reuters BLADE RUNNER: Oscar Pistorius (right) of South Africa shakes hands with Luguelin Santos of the Dominican Republic after finishing second in his 400m heat. It began with a smile at the starting… Continue Reading →

The great unmentionable in disability politics #mustread

      RAHILA GUPTA , 31 July 2012    “I felt there was no space for me to express grief at my son’s disability”. The grief of those who care for people with a disability is betrayal of the Cause.  Rahila… Continue Reading →

Sympathy not the solution #disability

June 21, 2012, The Hindu RAHUL CHERIAN AMBA SALELKAR ABOUT EQUALITY : Mere non-discrimination will not bring the disabled into the mainstream as they require further affirmative action in almost every sphere of life   The Constitution must be amended… Continue Reading →

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