Accessible Cities

Bon Voyage? The World of Travel through Deaf Lens 

by Saudamini Pethe In an attempt to look at the transport accessibility and travel experiences of Deaf individuals, Ms Saudamini Pethe, MA, LLB  pursuant sheds light on the challenges that such people face every single day. Commenting on society’s inability to create an accessible environment for Deaf travellers, this blog provides insights as to how these challenges can be resolved and provides suggestions and recommendations that can bring forth long term accessibility for the Deaf population. …

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“The City Isn’t Made for Me” – Abhishek Anicca

As a person with a disability, I find myself constantly creating space for myself in the city. The city isn’t made for me. Its roads are often too uneven for my numb legs. There one too many stairs at the nearby ATM. There are queues everywhere and you have to look pleadingly to navigate your way to the front. People are hesitant to make space for you. Some stare at you. Others don’t understand your …

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