Sumitra has recently become blind due to glaucoma. Her blindness has made her financially dependent on her family. Her medication is expensive. She wants the government to provide more employment opportunities to blind people like her.
“Persons with disabilities can do anything with education and a good job, instead we are being segregated.”
“I am an indigenous woman […] and I also have a disability. I and others alike have no access to anything, neither to education nor to justice. And it is worse for us as we are already marginalized. We have to face injustice just because of our background and the fact that we are women. I don't know whose problems are bigger than the ones we face.”