Md Shahrier Haider
Abstract: This article discusses the theoretical explanation of disability containing various definitions from significant bodies and models that scholars proposed to frame disability studies from different viewpoints. Later, the article proposes a working definition of disability consulting the World Health Organizations latest initiative to conceptualize disability. Beside this, it also discusses intersectionality literature to frame disability and gender and making sense how this combination of identities creates marginalization and oppression.
Keywords: Disability, Gender, Intersectionality theory