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In Memoriam of Rahul Cherian
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 20, 2013 last modified Feb 25, 2013 01:51 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society is organising a memorial function for Rahul Cherian who passed away recently while on a family visit to Goa. He had succumbed to an infection. The function will be held on February 28, 2013, from 5 p.m. To 7.00 p.m. at TERI, Bangalore. Dinner will be served right after the event. Lawrence Liang, Reuben Jacob and Gautam John will be speaking at the event.
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Blog Entry Inclusive Disaster and Emergency Management for Persons with Disabilities
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Sep 17, 2013 last modified Oct 04, 2013 02:46 PM — filed under:
This report is a review of the needs, challenges, effective policies, and practices for inclusive disaster management practices. It was submitted to the National Disaster Management Authority of India (NDMA) on September 17, 2013 for their action.
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File Inclusive Financial Services
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2015 — filed under:
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Blog Entry Inclusive Financial Services - Global Trends in Accessibility Requirements
by Nirmita Narasimhan published May 03, 2015 — filed under: , ,
Inclusive Financial Services is a G3ict White Paper researched in cooperation with the Centre for Internet and Society. The research paper comprises a Foreword and Introduction, four chapters — Barriers to Access for Persons with Disabilities and Diverse Abilities, International Framework, Integrating Accessibility into the System, and State of Practice - Impact of the Convention on Inclusive Finance and Accessibility Efforts around the Globe.
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Inclusive Planet co-founder, Disability Law activist, and Cancer Survivor, Rahul Cherian passes away
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2013 last modified Feb 11, 2013 09:23 AM — filed under:
Rahul Cherian, the co-founder of Inclusive Planet and an expert on Intellectual Property and disability law, passed away on February 7, 2013 in Goa due to sudden illness.
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India has a long road ahead in becoming a disabled-friendly country
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2016 — filed under:
India is home to 2.7 crore people living with one or the other kind of disability. According to the 2011 Census, 2.21 percent of India’s population is disabled. Unlike the developed world, India’s disabled are made further socially vulnerable by lack of quality education, lack of women’s safety, and attitudinal barriers as they continue to grapple with the challenges of access, acceptance, and inclusion.
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Blog Entry India's Opening Statement on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired at SCCR 24
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 22, 2012 last modified Jul 23, 2012 03:24 PM — filed under: , , ,
This was the opening statement of the Indian delegation, delivered by G.R. Raghavender, on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the 24th meeting of the SCCR at WIPO in Geneva. The statement called upon all countries to conclude textual work on the treaty and call for a Diplomatic Conference to finalize it. This statement received applause, which is highly unusual at the SCCR.
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Blog Entry India's Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty Celebrated; Accessible Books Consortium Launched
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jul 01, 2014 last modified Jul 01, 2014 11:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
On Day 1 of the 28th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”), the WIPO organized an event to mark India’s ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled, 2013 (“Marrakesh Treaty”), and to launch the Accessible Books Consortium (“ABC”).
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Blog Entry India- EU FTA: A Note on the Copyright Issues
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jun 18, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 06:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In this blog post, Nehaa Chaudhari gives us an overview of some of the provisions of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the copyright issues identified therein.
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India’s missing disabled population
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Sep 10, 2015 — filed under:
The highest rates of disability are amongst those who are vision-impaired, and those who have problems to do with movement.
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