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Articles and write-ups from community members. People with disabilities share with us their perspective on various aspects important to them. We invite contributions from all members of this community to share your perspective on issues and subjects close to you.

Good Questions, Better Answers

By Anjali Arora
Humour and disability has close association. Disability and persons with disabilities are represented with an element of humour in media and literature. I personally feel that mocking at others is not the real import of humour. Instead, the ability to enjoy life situations particularly those, which are discomforting is the real humour. Adding a humorous element to the difficult situations, makes the conversation enjoyable.
Good Questions, Better Answers - Full Article

The Success of Integrated Education in India

by Shivaji Kumar
The development and growth of education for visually disabled persons in India took a great leap forward with the involvement of several non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The tremendous growth in the number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and increase in the range of their activities demonstrates that the resilience of civil society sector in initiating and implementing socially beneficial activities on a large scale. The main capital of the NGOs lies in their capacity to deliver services to the marginal, unorganized and silent minority sections of the society.
The Success of Integrated Education in India - Full Article

Women, Disbability and Human Rights - I

by Yogesh Gupta and Savita Pande
We bring to you this well-researched article in three parts. The first part - What is disability? - desribes the definitions of disability, the rights of the disabled, and the state of the disabled women.
Women, Disability and Human Rights - 1 - Full Article

Women, Disability and Human Rights - II

by Yogesh Gupta and Savita Pande
The second of the three part series by, Yogesh Gupta and Savita Pande, on the issues of disability, the rights of the disabled and the state of women with disabilities.
Women, Disability and Human Rights - II - Full Article

Women, Disability and Human Rights - III

by Yogesh Gupta and Savita Pande
Concluding part of the three part series by Yogesh Gupta and Savita Pande on the issues of disability, the rights of the disabled and the state of disabled women. In this article the authors suggest ways to improve the state of the disabled.
Women, Disability and Human Rights - III - Full Article

Visual disability and the Indian policy makers

by Adhimoolam Vetrivel Murugan
In India, Visually disabled people have realized that those with visual impairments, in all the countries and cultures of the world, have one experience in common, an experience that stares at them constantly, hurts them relentlessly. This single common experience, cutting across geographical, political and cultural boundaries, is Discrimination.
Visual Disability and the Indian Policy Makers - Full Article

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