Greetings from Vidya Sagar!
SUB: Invitation to participate in the Rally “March to Equality” on the
International Women’s Day – March 8th 2010
Tejas is a Self Advocacy Group of Disabled women, one of the projects of Disability Legislation
Unit South, Vidya Sagar. Tejas has its focus on education and employment of women with
disabilities, which in turn lead to the economic independence of Disabled women. We also aim at
lobbying with the Government to frame appropriate polices and procedures, so that realization of
rights and mainstreaming of Disabled Women is a reality. Another point of focus is to take up the
issues of Disabled women in the women’s movement.
Aide et Action (AeA), an international development organization work for a world where dignity
is ensured for all through education. Inclusive education is one of the major themes of the
organization. AeA has partnered with Tejas to take up the issues of bringing equality in
Tejas and Aide et Action are jointly conducting the following events as part of the celebrations of
World Women’s day:
Poster competition on women with disabilities “Equality in Education” to create
awareness on the issues of disabled women as well as to bring in an understanding
among the public on the equality and rights of disabled women. The prizes for the
winners of the competition will be awarded on 08.03.2010.
Rally “March to Equality” from, Anna University main entrance on the Gandhi
Madapam road to Vidya Sagar, No.1, Ranjit Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai -85
between 8.00 A.M to 9.30 A.M on 08.03.2010. Ms. Kanimozhi, Honourable Member
of Parliament has consented to be the Chief Guest.
We cordially invite your organization to participate in the rally and show solidarity for the
efforts towards ensuring equality of Disabled Women.
Looking forward to your support and participation in the Rally on 08.03.2010.
With best wishes
Assistant Coordinators, Disability Legislation Unit – South.