DIGITAL ACTIVISM: A TOOL FOR EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Keywords:Digitization, Empowering, Disability, Digital Activism, Minorities, Better Life
Digital Activism is a new way of protest in the present world, this has swept many wrong doers of the society through a simple click. Digitalization has given power to voice out the trials and tribulations of the people whose voices were shut for centuries, this list includes women, transgenders, gay, lesbians, race victims, caste victims and not to forget People with Disabilities. These minority groups can now easily voice their issues and can sought public support by using internet and technology. According to Wolfensen Berger, “the digital society has permitted the voice of the most marginalized to be heard.” (Berger, 201) PWD have got better opportunities to live their life in an easier way through the support provided by digital technologies, and they have created a niche for themselves by using digital platforms for activism. This paper deals with various techniques of Digital Activism available for PWD to lead a better life and shout out loud for their rightful place in the society.