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Property of the Eye

This is a time of knowing too much...
On the right hand top: Rising Flame and Sightsavers logos. On the left top in blue lettering is the title of the report - Neglected and Forgotten: Women with disabilities during the COVID crisis in India. On the remaining space on the page are six figures. Below the text is a woman dressed in a yellow saree in a wheelchair. Walking away from her - with their backs to her - are five people. One is dressed in white and a blue overcoat; one is dressed in a salwar with a small bag; another two in pants and shirt and one person in a lungi. There are all wearing face masks and are at a distance from each other.

Neglected and Forgotten: Women with Disabilities During the COVID Crisis in...

Rising Flame, a nonprofit organisation work based in India, working for recognition, protection, and promotion of human rights of People with...
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Resisting the Violence of Common Sense — Kiran Grewal

This article is written by Kiran Grewal as part of a series titled 'Confronting the Household' and was originally published on Feminist...
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Psychosocial Challenges in the Midst of the Coronavirus — Honey Oberoi...

This article by Honey Oberoi Vahali was first published on The India Forum here.
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The Forgotten People

Only last year, Mad in Asia Pacific ran Yeni Rosa Damayanti’s photo-essay on the horrific conditions the mentally ill in Indonesia had...
A black and white aerial photograph of several people forming a loose queue in slanting light that causes them to cast long shadows on an empty street or parking lot.

Mental Health in Locked-Down India — Kavya Murthy

This article by Kavya Murthy was originally published on The News Minute as With a country-wide lockdown, how is India coping with...
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Quarantine Diaries: Coping with Childhood Trauma

Blessings — it’s important to acknowledge and remember the blessings that surround us. In these challenging times, in times of forced quarantine...
A person sitting with their eyes closed and head tilted towards the right, with most part of their face covered with a white mask.

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Chances of a Mental Health Crisis in...

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and most countries in...

Mutual Support in an Age of Social Distancing

This article was originally published on Mad in America on March 23, 2020 and is written by Leah Harris. It can be...

COVID-19 and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities: A Joint Statement and Some...

The following concerned organisations have drafted a collective statement on the heightened risk that people living with psychosocial disabilities face amidst a...