Abha Khetarpal

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Abha Khetarpal is President of Cross of the Hurdles, an NGO looking after the needs of people with disabilities. She is a triple masters degree holder in English, Economics and Psychotherapy and Counseling. She provides free online counseling and education and employment advice to people with disabilities in India. 

India’s preparedness of including disabled in SDGs; Gaps and strategies

New Delhi - As the world transitions towards Sustainable Development Goals, it is important to look into India’s readiness to include its disabled population...

An Open Letter to Prime Minister Modi

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Where is the Disaster Management Policy for Disabled in India?

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No Income Tax Exemptions for NRIs with Disability in India

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Security Checks or Loss of Dignity

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The Reign of Barriers

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Painful Stark Realities for Persons with Disabilities in India

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