The budget in its “miserly outlay” allocated Rs 300 crore towards the Schemes for the Implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act (SIPDA) which provides financial assistance for implementation of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act.
Organised by the Working Peoples’ Charter, a collective that works with informal labour, the event Informal Workers' Narratives 1.0 was an effort to initiate a dialogue between informal labourers and the people they work for. About 90 per cent of India's workforce is in the unorganised sector.
#GenderAnd Education | The GST announced by the government recently, that is set to be launched on July 1, imposes five to 18 per cent taxes on a range of aids and appliances used by persons with disabilities including Braille Paper and typewriters.
'Trans-men do not have alternate support systems like the hijra community. So many of them who are experiencing gender dysphoria or questioning their own gender, they don’t even know that trans-men exist.'
On Tuesday, the Babri Masjid Action Committee (BMAC) said it would observe the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition by giving a memorandum to district magistrates concerned demanding punishment for the guilty.