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Spinal Cord Injury
  • 16th May 2009

Ashok Hans  took up the issue with the Ministry of Social Justice and found a willing supporter in Menaka Gandhi, the Minister in Charge. She visited Orissa and the Centre…


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Disability Laws and Convention
  • 16th May 2009

In coordination with the National Movement a programme was launched for the implementation of the Disability Act with its notification in Orissa in 1997.  Many branches soon were formed -…


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Women & Disability
  • 16th May 2009

Women are generally discriminated due to gender bias but disabled women face compound discrimination by being both women and disabled. Isolation and confinement based on culture and traditions, attitudes and…


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Disaster and Disability
  • 16th May 2009

In recent times it has been increasingly recognized that persons with disability suffer disproportionately during disasters. In disasters such as the Tsunami, Katrina and the earthquake in Pakistan and India,…


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