“My husband is my spine, and my daughters are the miracle that completes my life”

says Rafat Siddiqui, whose journey to motherhood began after her life-altering accident in 2010. In this interview, she talks about her supportive family, the special bond that she shares with her husband, embracing motherhood and her daughters who mean the world to her

‘Unbound’ … a spinal cord injury awareness series

Unlike some of the countries in the Western part of the world, in India, because of attitudinal barriers, persons with disabilities continue to grapple with the challenges of access, acceptance, and inclusion. To sensitize people, September is dedicated to spread awareness about spinal cord injuries. Our series, ‘Unbound’, is an attempt to bring to you their incredible journeys

“If you are hiring a person with a disability, you don’t have to lower your expectations”

Mrunmaiy Abroal is a communications professional, who is presently working with Amazon in Bangalore. In 2011, she suffered an injury in her spinal cord, which left her in a wheelchair. In this story, she shares her journey of recovering from the accident, getting back to work, and the challenges of working in an office