TBI Blogs: “We Are Going to Enter Into a Life of Contradictions,” Said Dr. Ambedkar. How Right Was He!

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, or Baba Saheb, as he is fondly known, is one of the most widely respected figures for his role in campaigning against discrimination, and for being the principal architect of the Indian Constitution. Unfortunately, his legacy continues to suffer, mired in the middle of India’s ongoing debate about caste and reservations.

Celebrating Disabilities: Author Malini Chib Sheds New Light on Disability through Her Book

In this excerpt from Disability, Gender and the Trajectories of Power, edited by Asha Hans and published by Sage Publications, Malini Chib, disability rights activist and author, who has cerebral palsy, shares her experiences and observations of the time spent while she got around to developing a strong disability identity that she wants to “celebrate” rather than reject.