Hysterectomies a tricky option for the disabled

Studies have shown that caregivers and local guardians prefer hysterectomy for their disabled children to help them maintain hygiene.  Bangalore: Some mothers and caregivers of disabled girls prefer hysterectomies for their children as it is difficult for them to maintain menstrual hygiene. They also believe that this will help them avoid the consequences of sexual […]

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Universities across Karnataka still inaccessible for disabled students

While some universities provide suitable access to facilities for disabled students, many still lack disabled-friendly infrastructure. Bengaluru: Many universities across Karnataka are far from accessible to Persons with Disability (PWD), despite the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines and rules and guidelines created under the Rights of Person with Disability Act.  A study done in 2019 shows the lack of access to […]

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Companies Adapt to the Disabled

Cheshire and Accenture among the companies who are trying to inculcate new reforms to be more inclusive. In a recent panel discussion held by the American India Foundation (AIF) and Cheshire Disability Trust (CDT), Jyothi Ganapathy, VP human resources at Accenture and P. Rajkumar, from Cheshire Disability Trust spoke about how they have adopted new […]

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