News & Media
The print disabled feel that the possible UN recommendations being negotiated upon may come up short, reports Kaitlin Mara in this article.
Indian web designers have long ignored needs of people with different disabilities but a new dedicated wiki aspires to change that, writes Malvika Tegta
In this article published in the Hindu, Deepa Alexander argues that the proposed amendments to the Copyright Act (1957) are restrictive and discriminatory.
A 'Right to Read' event is being held at the European Parliament, Brussels on 4 May 2010.
Disability rights groups are up in arms against a Bill proposing an amendment to the Copyright Act, 1952, reports Aarti Dhar in an article published in the Hindu on April 23, 2010.
Times News Network - A report on the press conference held at the Press Club, Bangalore on 15th April, 2010.
A report on the press conference held on 15th April, at the Press Club, Bangalore : The Hindu
A humble signature campaign in the city intends to take on a law that prevents the print-impaired from reading. You too can join in and support the cause.
This article throws light on the fact that even though technology has made it possible for visually challenged to access print material, there is little awareness among authors and publishers to make it accessible, and hence, only an amendment in copyright laws can bring about this awareness.
Books, books everywhere, but not a word to read. This is the scenario for the approximately 70 million print-impaired in India, a sizeable population that includes the visually-impaired young people as well the elderly — whose vision depletes with advancing age.
An article in the Times of India about the Right to Read campaign organised by the Centre for Internet & Society at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi as the world book fair kicked off.
Video clipping of the National Conference on ICT's for the differently abled held in Loyola College, Chennai from 1 December to 3 December, 2009.
An article in The Telegraph (Kolkata) by Chandrima S Bhattacharya - 6th December, 2009
Thursday, 03 December 2009 by Tanuj Kalia (www.legallyindia.com)
An article in The Hindu by Deepa Kurup - 03rd December, 2009
A blog post on SPICY IP by Shamnad Basheer, November 18, 2009
Right To Read campaign has begun in India to voice the needs of the disabled to gain access to books - an article by Lubna Salim in Kolkata Mirror - Saturday, November 14, 2009
Article on the UN News Centre - New York, Nov 11 2009 6:10PM
An article in the WIPO website on the “Right to Read of persons with print disabilities and copyright challenges” organized by the VIP community in cooperation with the Government of India in New Delhi on November 11, 2009.
An article by Arpit Basu, The Times of India (Kolkata) Nov 7th, 2009