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Javed Abidi


Javed Abidi is the Global Chair, Disabled People’s International and a leading global light on the subject.

Universal Design: The basis of empowerment of people with disabilities
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Globally, there is a concept called Universal Design - a design that is usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of age, ability, or situation.

Disability and the Demographic Dividend: Why skilling persons with disabilities is good for India’s GDP?
Sun, Aug 07, 2016

The National Action Plan for Skill Training of Persons with Disabilities launched in 2015 has set a target of skilling 5 lakh persons with disabilities by 2018.

Here’s how people with disabilities in India can get better financial assistance
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

According to the 2011 census, India has about 2.68 crore people with a disability, that is, 2.21% of the Indian population.

Disability challenge: Bridging the north-south divide is the first step
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

We need aggressive action focused on improving the HDIs in the global south. This is an imperative of our times.

Beating the disability stereotype: We must make education inclusive
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Parents are traumatized when their child is born with disability. Because there is no alternative system of care and education.

Whose right to education?
Mon, Aug 03, 2009

The disabled have been criminally forgotten in the Bill