Sana Khurshid

Sana Khurshid

The author has done her LL.B and LL.M. from the University of London and is the Spine Ambassador for the Spinal Centre at Ghurki Trust Hospital. She tweets @sana_khurshid1 (twitter.com/sana_khurshid1) and can be found on Instagram @sanakhurshid.official (www.instagram.com/sanakhurshid.official/?hl=en)

Differently-abled, not disabled: A ramp may not solve all our problems, but it will make us feel ‘included’

With Naya Pakistan having officially dawned, and Prime Minister Imran Khan having taken oath, I am hopeful that the tabdeeli that was promised to us – the Naya Pakistan we have put our faith in – will also be an inclusive Pakistan. A Pakistan where we are all given the same opportunities; one where our identities are not confined to labels and stereotypes. A Pakistan where we, the differently-abled, will not be seen as ‘disabled’, but as persons with different capabilities. A Pakistan where we are not defined by our wheelchairs, but are instead recognised for the individuals we ...

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