• Ramesh Singisala Humanities & Sciences, Assistant Professor, GNITC, India




Challenges, marginalization, disable people, poverty, Women with Disabilities, inequality


Disable people continuously have been facing different problems in their personal and public life. Disability changes and it shifts incredibly from nation to nation. Women with disabilities are frequently compared to able-bodied people, particularly in India. Women with disabilities in India are more vulnerable to discrimination based on caste and class. The status of women with disabilities is comportment poverty different cases, and their extremely low literacy rate among women with disabilities. This is one of the main reasons for awareness deficit, and due to a lack of knowledge, awareness, education, income, and limited contact. The challenges that women with disabilities face are exacerbated in rural areas, resulting in great isolation and invisibility. In India, women with disabilities confront barriers to access and a shortage of bathrooms with disabled-friendly features daily. In public locations, educational institutions, and workplaces, women have fewer bathrooms than men, raising health and safety concerns. Many women and girls are forced to urinate in public, either in the early hours of the morning, which leaves them more subject to harassment, physical violence, and sexual abuse. However, by providing facilities aimed at lessening the impact of disability and also by sensitizing society, attempts can be made to lessen the burden suffered by disabled persons. The present paper highlights the different issues of women with disabilities in India section-wise.


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How to Cite

Singisala, R. (2022). WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES ARE MARGINALIZED: A CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE. Proceedings of the World Conference on Women’s Studies, 7(01), 25–37. https://doi.org/10.17501/24246743.2022.7103