articles by Rachana Iyer


International Women's Day 2017: How women with disabilities are fighting to be accepted

Anita Ravindra, a Mysore school teacher with multiple disabilities faced sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of two male colleagues and the school principal for three years before she decided to file a complaint.


National Anthem guidelines for persons with disabilities are regressive, compromises right of individual autonomy

After passing the historic Rights of Persons with Disability Bill in the Lok Sabha in 2016, the new guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie halls or public functions, shows that perhaps nothing has changed when it comes to respecting the basic human right of individual autonomy