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#MyAccess: Walk along with us for safety and accessibility

A group of young VI women standing in a line

On the occasion of International day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December and 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, 25th November to 10th December, Point of View in collaboration with Safecity is organising a 5 day safety walk campaign ‘My Access‘ from December 1 to December 5. On each day we will cover a different zone in Mumbai and have disabled and non-disabled women walking together and reporting back on the safety and accessibility aspect of the area they covered.

Our Objective

  • reclaiming public spaces with disabled and non-disabled women
  • creating disability awareness and sensitivity
  • mapping out the safety and accessibility experiences of disabled and non-disabled women
  • to collate experiences and make it available to individuals, public, and local authorities in order to spread
  • awareness and make the city more accessible and safe

Schedule of MyAccess

1st December 2015, National Association for Blind, Worli
Address: 11/12, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Worli Seaface, Mumbai – 400 030
Time : 2 PM- 5 PM

2nd December, 2015, Smt. Kumudben Dwarkadas Vora Industrial Home for Blind Women, Andheri
Address: 25 Lalubhai park, Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400,058
Time: 2.30 PM- 5.30 PM

3rd December 2015, Able Disable All People Together (ADAPT) , Bandra
Address: Carter Road , Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050
022 2218 5338
Time: 4 PM- 6 PM

4th December 2015, Paraplegic Foundation, Sion
Address: T-1, Old Barracks of L.T.M.G. Hospital, Next to V.G.P. Showroom, Sion, Mumbai 400022
Time: 4 PM- 7 PM

5th December 2015, Smt. Kamla Mehta Dadar School for the Blind, Dadar
Address: 160, Dadasaheb Phalke Road, Dadar (E) Opp. Hindmata Cinema,
Mumbai – 400014
Time: 4:30 PM- 7 PM

The walks will be divided into three segments

Orientation, sensitizing and understanding of safety
Safety walk
De-briefing

In order to make this campaign more meaningful and successful, we would love you to participate in MyAccess. Please tell us on which day(s) would you like to walk along. Shoot all questions and queries at [email protected]

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