Get-hooked December 26, 2020
NIEPVD regional centres to stay, Supreme Court website now accessible & other trending stories on Newz Hook – 21 to 25 December
As we say goodbye to 2020, here is a round up of all the stories in the disability space that trended in a big way this week.
A major victory for disability rights groups and parents with the Centre taking back its decision to shut down the regional chapters of the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD). Protests were held in Secunderabad and Kolkata against this move.
A new study conducted by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy has underlined the impact of Covid on the education needs of children with disabilities.
Four years after the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016, the website of the Supreme Court of India is finally accessible to people with vision disabilities.
India’s disabled community has had a tough year with the Covid pandemic posing many challenges. But on Christmas, everyone geared up to celebrate.
And finally, check out this video on deaf painter Pooja Bodas who brings her feelings alive on canvas.
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