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Colour blind student will return to FTII next year, institute tells SC

Ashutosh Kumar has been battling for the right to study at FTII for seven years. This year, the Supreme Court finally directed the FTII to adopt an inclusive and progressive approach

Published on 10th May 2022
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Is the government failing disabled children? Tribal family in K'taka have given up on receiving support

While the Woman and Child Welfare Department was alerted about their circumstances and the child's need for a wheelchair, the same has not been sanctioned

Published on 12th December 2021
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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Around 30 disability rights organisations write to PM seeking priority COVID vaccination for persons with disabilities 

Several disability rights organisations highlighted numerous reasons why persons with disabilities should receive shots on priority

Published on 20th January 2021
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Madras High Court refuses to grant interim stay on government Class 10 exams for disabled students

The Madras High Court on September 3 had issued directions to the state to conduct COVID-19 tests on children with physically and mentally disabilities candidates

Published on 21st September 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Chennai disability group files complaint against Modi for dyslexic joke at Saidapet police station

The TARATDAC and the NPRD have filed a complaint at the Saidapet Police station in Chennai, others across the country have filed cases in their regions too

Published on 6th March 2019

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