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Monday, October 26, 2020

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill


New report highlights major gaps in access experienced by people with deafblindness

August 19, 2020 5:37 pm

Deafblind individuals are clubbed with persons with multiple disabilities, which leads to the lacuna, the report highlighted

CPM opposes proposed amendments to Disabilities Act, says it militates against principle of equality

July 06, 2020 5:09 pm

Condemning the government’s attempts to dilute the provisions of the Act, the CPM said it will stand in solidarity with and support disability rights organisations and activists in their fight to stop the government from going ahead with this regressive set of amendments.

At a standstill

February 12, 2014 2:33 am

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill is not a meaningful improvement on its precursor.

Rights groups seek passing of disability Bill in Parliament

December 28, 2013 2:15 am

Expressing disappointment over the inordinate delay on part of Parliament in introducing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill,disability rights groups are planning to hold candlelight vigils in various parts of the country and outside the Vice President’s house as a sign of protest.