Right to Care, Home and Family: Ethics of Responsibility Towards Persons with Disability

  • Rukmini SenEmail author
Part of the Dynamics of Asian Development book series (DAD)


This chapter looks at the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014 as a marked transformation from the Persons with Disabilities Act of 1995. Emphasizing the importance of family for everyday living of disabled persons and creating a separate category women with disabilities are two significant departures that the 2014 legislative moment underlines; this chapter discusses the importance of inclusion while pointing to the constraints as well. This chapter moves to engaging with the question, how enabling is a rights framework without contextualizing them within an ethicality of responsibility given that the former might just lead to an abstract rights-bearing (non) citizen without the latter?


Family Home(s) Women with disability Care Ethics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ambedkar University DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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