Tag: Disability Discrimination

  • Spare a Thought for Vengai’s dream

    Introduction: There are times when I feel very powerless. In such moments, maybe Mike Oliver of blessed memory would have said “if I had a hammer”. The activist in me is in agony after reading this article. As a lawyer, my first instinct would have been to write a case commentary but unfortunately, this case…

  • My Blind Life in a Sighted World: Educated and illiterate?

    As a matter of principle, I have found attempts to teach me to use a pen very oppressive. I find it quite discomfiting that with all my education, the sighted world continues to treat me as an illiterate person.

  • Sugar-coating Oppression

    If the disability movement in Africa should be reinvigorated, then it must guard against euphemisms such as “differently abled persons”.