#WhatWeNeed Spotlight Interview – Shampa Sengupta

The #WhatWeNeed campaign is a yearly campaign organized by TCI Asia to present voices and demands of persons with psycho-social disabilities in the region. The Spotlight interviews are a series of interviews that are going to be conducted as a part of the #WhatWeNeed campaign. The aim of the spotlight interviews is to highlight the efforts of activists and other members who are engaged in the activism and advocacy of the psycho-social disability rights movement.

This week, as a part of our spotlight interviews, we interviewed Ms. Shampa Sengupta. She is an activist working on gender & disability rights. She is the Founder-Director of Kolkata based advocacy group named Sruti Disability Rights Centre and is working as Joint Secretary of India\’s largest membership based cross disability network National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD).