Children with disabilities left out of mainstream education

Lack of inclusive education and trained personnel force 26 lakh special children out of mainstream education. “Nobody accepted my child into a mainstream school,” said Sudha Madhavi, whose child, Raju* has multiple disabilities – epilepsy, autism and a learning disability. She had to teach her son at home all by herself. “I am alone fighting […]

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No Homes Willing to Open their Doors for the Specially-abled Orphans

A story that needs to be delivered to everyone. Adoption of specially-abled orphans is not happening as planned. ‘Adoption’- thinking about the term adoption makes a person think about so many things. Parents who adopt a child try their best to deal with various problems be it society or expenses. One adopts a child with […]

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The Most Vulnerable Unable To Access COVID Vaccines

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had filed a petition in the Bombay High Court to allow door to door vaccinations. However, the petition was rejected leaving many without access to the vaccination. Mumbai: Shikha Banerjee, a 78-year-old resident of Mumbai had to call her son from Kolkata to Mumbai just to help her get vaccinated. “There […]

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