ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Philosophical Reflections on Rendering of Disability and Gender in COVID-19 Era

This article presents philosophical reflections on Anita Ghai’s rendition of exclusion of persons with disabilities, its intersections with gender and class in COVID-19 times. Ghai’s paper critiques the liberal and enlightenment ideals of contract, autonomy, rationality and freedom that are exclusionary in nature, thus resulting in erasure or marginalisation of persons with disabilities. Through various narratives (some personal), this article takes us through the challenges faced by persons with disabilities due to the lockdown.
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