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Blog Entry Open House with George Abraham: Mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities
by Anandhi Viswanathan published May 22, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 10:53 AM — filed under:
CIS collaborated with Ashoka India to host ‘Open House with George Abraham’ – an open discussion on inclusion of persons with disabilities in mainstream society on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Ashoka premises.
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An Open House Session with George Abraham
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2014 — filed under: ,
Ashoka India and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) welcome you to an open house session with George Abraham, CEO and Founder of the SCORE Foundation at Ashoka- Innovators for the Public in Domlur on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
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Blog Entry Summary of Judgements on Disability Rights
by CLPR published May 15, 2014 last modified May 23, 2014 09:23 AM — filed under:
The following are some of the landmark judgments given by the Supreme Court and some of the high courts in India on disability rights.
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Blog Entry The Road to Financial Inclusion
by Amba Salelkar published May 12, 2014 last modified Jun 03, 2014 06:46 AM — filed under:
It is increasingly frustrating to hear about wonderful steps being taken for financial inclusion within the private sector which completely ignores the question of inclusion of persons with disabilities.
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Blog Entry France, Greece, India and the European Union Sign the Marrakesh Treaty
by Nehaa Chaudhari published May 02, 2014 last modified May 02, 2014 11:23 PM — filed under: , ,
On April 30, 2014, on Day 3 of the 27th Session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, a Signing Ceremony was conducted for member states wishing to sign the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to books and other reading material for the print disabled.
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April 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 03:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The newsletter for the month of April can be accessed below:
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Blog Entry Polling Pains
by Amba Salelkar published Apr 30, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 08:12 AM — filed under:
While there has been a lot of outrage and furore over the dropping of names of eligible and previously registered persons from voter's lists across the Country, what hasn't received a lot of coverage is the large scale apathy towards the needs of voters with disabilities across the Country.
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Blog Entry Central Government Schemes
by Anandhi Viswanathan published Apr 27, 2014 last modified May 07, 2014 01:20 AM — filed under:
The various central government schemes are compiled in this blog post. This research was done by the Centre for Law and Policy Research and Anandhi Viswanathan.
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Enabling Elections: (Coverage in Vijay Karnataka)
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2014 — filed under:
Vijay Karnataka published about the Enabling Elections report from CIS. Nirmita Narasimhan is quoted.
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Are Elections Fair to People With Special Needs?
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2014 — filed under:
City-based think tanks have submitted a report to the Election Commission saying elections in India are unfriendly to people with disabilities.
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