Meticulous as her eyes reflect the rising sun. The usual symphony of vehicles slides by. Not another day goes by when his eyes link with hers. The tale of multiple similarities with constant differences, in her, he finds his resolve. One could have been awake for years, yet awakening emotions will still send you into … Continue reading Dew of Solace
Author: Soovan Sharma Dookhoo
Disability – Appropriate wordings & terminologies
Using acceptable terminology to talk about disability is not merely about being ‘politically correct’ – it is about removing barriers, changing assumptions and creating an inclusive environment that welcomes all. Above all we are engaging into positive reinforcement and developing and environment where every person feels at ease and composed. General Inclusive Terminology Some tips … Continue reading Disability – Appropriate wordings & terminologies
Insights – World Down Syndrome Day 2023
21.03.2023 World Down Syndrome Day Valid change occurs where there's the will to Inculcate fairness with each and every parties are adequately represented. Disability be it Downsyndrome or other different disabilities, has never been a hassle if adequate legal and infrastructural provisions are made with multiple possibilities. Down Syndrome is a genetic occurrence caused by … Continue reading Insights – World Down Syndrome Day 2023
Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities
Air travel can be a hassle for people with visible and invisible disabilities. The protocols and documentation in regard to travel may be of many hindrances and a source of stress for travelers with disabilities when going through multiple airport checks and counters. Airline Accessible to all Airlines are constantly on the move. Following Covid-19, … Continue reading Kenya Airways – Accessibility Review for Persons with Disabilities
MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?
The Metro Express Ltd is a light rail public transport system in Mauritius. It has been in operation for over the last couple of years. As one of the newest institutions which falls under the state, the public expects it to meet certain pre set standards. One of which remains its accessibility and how far … Continue reading MetroExpress – a bid to be more accessible and inclusive ?
Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology
"Universal access to information means that everyone has the right to seek, receive and impart information. This right is an integral part of the right to freedom of expression." - (UN) The United Nation's Convention for Persons with Disabilities Article 21 stipulates: Article 21 – Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to informationStates Parties … Continue reading Accenture – DefiMedia – ULink: An Inclusive Access to Literacy Through Technology
Are We at Peace?
Peace... the calm and smooth state which defines us as the desired emotional state. As we grow and experience different moments, encounter different individual,s and learn to surpass obstacles or embrace what we define as acceptable to ourselves. Our definition of solace evolves. Our usual work environment We wish for joyful and that invisible friendship … Continue reading Are We at Peace?
Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.
The airline industry has been evolving and adapting to various conjuncture and market demands. Persons with disabilities are the world's largest majority. One billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Where services from the airline industry have been improving to meet the needs and demands of travelers, there exists … Continue reading Flight Cancellations / Delays? Impact on travelers with disabilities.
Persons with Disabilities – Empowerment or Marginalised?
#notoharassment From July 2021 to date; there have been endless instances where Persons with disabilities are in the limelight. Neither due to their abilities nor due to independent emancipation. Rather it has either been due to harassment or artificial sympathy, these individuals are as important as other humans. It is a shame the identity of … Continue reading Persons with Disabilities – Empowerment or Marginalised?
♦ Transparent Shield to Opaque Outcome – Covid-19 or Warfare?
The recent days, multiple media outlets and world affairs are centered and gravitated around the warfare in Ukraine. To the layman not much has been explained and no simple information shared, We all understand there will be economic outcomes and multiple individual lives will be claimed while defined as the fight for freedom, For the … Continue reading ♦ Transparent Shield to Opaque Outcome – Covid-19 or Warfare?