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Formation and Consultations

Formed in September 2012

1st Meeting in Delhi beginning with Govt of India and leaders of the women’s movement. Attended by Anita Ghai Renu Addlakha, Shivani Gupta Anjalee Agarwal, Muralidharan Vishwanath.

Started Consultations on the Govt of India Report

  1. Imphal major issue security. Issues also included orphans, abandonment and trafficking
  2. Bhubaneswar Parliamentary Women’s Committee member Siddhanta Mahapatra invited Coordinated by Jeeja Ghosh, Shampa Sen Gupta in coordination with Swathi and Manju Panda
  3. Bengaluru consultation chaired by Madhu Singhal of Jyoti Mitra
  4. Hyderabad organized in coordination with Swadhikar, NDPO and Asmita Cordination by Kanchan Pamnani Anjlee Agarawal and K.Janaki
  5. NAWO coordinated by. Anjlee Agarwal and Seema Baquer interaction with women’s movement


  1. Consultations with women with disabilities from Kerala in Kochi,
  2. In Mumbai with ADAPT coordinated by Kanchan Pamnani, Ketna Mehta and and Malini Chib ‘

At Ahamdabad with Blind People’s Association covering Gujarat

At Dehra Dun with NIVH and Anuradha Mohit covering Uttarakhand


Drafting of the RPWDA Draft as women not included Anjlee Agarwal and Seema Baquer met the President of India

Joined the National Committee to change the Bill as it excluded women, provided the women component

Petition  to Prime Minister on inclusion of women with disabilities in National Family Health Survey and National Crime Records Ministry

2016  to 2017 worked with SMRC to identify and build capacity 1200 of women with disabilities in Gujarat, Odisha, Karnataka  and Telangana

Carried out 16 days ending violence against women

2018 New Consultations across India with 1200 women with disabilities and 300 DPOs

A mentors Group was set up which included Nidhi Goyal, Jeeja Ghosh, Bhargavi Davar,  Sandhya Limaye, Meenakshi B; Kuhu Das, Deepa Sonpal, Renu Addlakha, Nandini Ghosh


Under their guidance consultations  were organized in Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka on women with disabilities rights. Issues on education, Accessibility, Violence, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Employment Livelihood. The importance on networking was also an important component of the consultations

2020 A report prepared on Art 6 of UNCRPD for sharing with Government of India and UNCRPD Committee