India's campaign for disability rights
Wednesday, 25 November
In December 1995, the first disability rights legislation was passed by India's parliament. An estimated 60 million people, almost six percent of India's population, are affected by physical or mental disabilities. Farhana Haider spoke to Javed Abidi who led the campaign to change the law.
Photo: Disability rights campaigners protest in Delhi, December 19th 1995. (Credit: Javed Abidi)