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This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace

This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace

We recently concluded the celebrations of the International Women’s Day on 8 March. The United Nation’s (UN) theme for this year was “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The focus of this theme was to evaluate how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda and build momentum for the effective implementation ofRead more about This is what five women with disability at work say about creating an inclusive workplace[…]

Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive

Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive

DEOC partners with companies to formulate and/or review their policies and procedures created to ensure equal opportunity and non-discrimination in the domains of HR, IT, Travel, Emergency, Procurement and so on. The policy we would like to focus on, in this article, is Procurement and the role that a good Procurement Policy can play inRead more about Gatekeeping for Accessibility – Making Procurement Inclusive[…]

Five lessons you can learn from the winning corporates of the 17th NCPEDP- Helen Keller Award

Five lessons you can learn from the winning corporates of the 17th NCPEDP- Helen Keller Award

The NCPEDP-Mindtree Helen Keller Awards were started in 1999 to encourage the employment of people with disabilities. The award recognises individualswith disabilities and corporate for promoting employment opportunities for disabled people. Over the years, these awards have come to be recognised as the most prestigious Indian benchmark for honouring people and organisations who have made remarkable strides in creating inclusive environment for persons with disabilities.

Another brick in the wall

Another brick in the wall

Shabnam has found her dream apartment: a swank new studio unit that’s yet to be built, set amidst pristine gardens on the outskirts of our ever-growing metropolis. The location is perfect—an hour closer to her office! Shabnam is thirty-two and independent, so the 1 BHK is just the right size for her. Plus, with those two extra hours saved from her commute every day, she can finally get back to pursuing her vocal music passion and her ‘riyaaz’, which she’d lost long ago in the traffic hustle. So, starry-eyed, Shabnam books an appointment and takes a cab to meet the builder at the site.