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Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
8/2/2022 8:35:55 PM
People with disabilities can now enjoy the sea for free at a special beach in Alexandria, writes Ameera Fouad

World - International
5/23/2022 9:38:40 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron's newly appointed disabilities minister rejected accusations of rape against him Monday and said he would not be resigning.

World - Region
5/20/2022 5:52:21 PM
The number of people with disabilities is soaring in Yemen after seven years of civil war, with amputations in particular rising from attacks on urban areas, the aid group Handicap International said Friday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/20/2022 4:12:00 PM
PERSONS with disabilities are often denied the right to vote because polling stations are not customised to suit their needs. Accordingly, on 14 April, the Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine Al-Qabbag signed a protocol with the Acting President of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Ahmed Abdel-Azim Matar to adopt measures facilitating the participation of people with special needs in the electoral process.

Egypt - Society
3/13/2022 4:12:26 PM
Egypt is set to revamp 37 sidewalks in Cairo's Zamalek to facilitate the daily movement of people with disabilities around the upscale neighbourhood as per a newly signed cooperation protocol, a statement by Ministry of Local Development said on Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
2/18/2022 7:16:47 PM
Ahram Online spoke to neurologist and mental health specialist Ayman Youssif, the first person in Egypt and the Middle East to obtain a PhD in invisible disabilities from New York University.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
2/2/2022 1:31:47 PM
The Egyptian ministries of transport and social solidarity signed a cooperation protocol on Wednesday to adopt measures meant to facilitate access and use of public transportation for people with disabilities.

Egypt - Society
1/1/2022 8:32:15 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ordered the creation of a comprehensive database for people with mobility impairment nationwide as he followed up on efforts to establish an industrial complex for prosthetic devices.

Egypt - Society
12/17/2021 5:22:40 PM
Egypt’s Public Prosecution referred a teacher to criminal trial for bullying a student with disabilities in an inclusion classroom in the Shubra district of Cairo.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/14/2021 10:25:42 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly sheds light on efforts to include people with disabilities in society and the labour market.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/7/2021 11:26:26 PM

Egypt - Society
12/5/2021 3:50:00 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi gave directives on Sunday to the government to establish a special fund for Egyptians with special needs during a ‘Differently-Abled’ event in Cairo that was held in celebration of the International Day for Disabled Persons.

Egypt - Society
11/26/2021 7:01:39 PM
Pope Tawadros II and Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj attended on Friday a celebration dubbed Nahnu Qaderoun (We Are Able) to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which is observed on 3 December.

Egypt - Politics
10/19/2021 3:04:13 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved on Tuesday a legislative amendment that toughens penalties against bullying people with disabilities. According to the amendment, drafted by MP and businessman Mohamed El-Sallab and provisionally approved by the House on 4 October, a new article will be added to a 2018 law on the rights of disabled persons.

Egypt - Health
10/4/2021 1:46:00 PM
As many as 800,000 citizens have received integrated services cards during the 1st phase of a national integrated service e-system for people with disabilities, Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed said Sunday.

Life & Style - Food
6/16/2021 12:54:12 PM
Mama Mahrousa provides an enjoyable culinary experience fully accessible to disabled guests

Egypt - Politics
12/4/2020 4:14:37 PM
In coordination with private sector companies and factories, 3,235 people with disabilities have been employed, and coordination is ongoing to secure training and rehabilitation opportunities for 7,000 others

Egypt - Politics
11/17/2020 11:10:42 AM
These programmes aim at integrating people with disabilities into society and the job market, especially youth, children and women breadwinners

Egypt - Politics
9/22/2020 12:48:21 PM
In July, laws criminalising bullying were passed in the country for the first time, introducing penalties including jail terms

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
9/21/2020 8:34:51 AM
The lack of easily accessible transport and public spaces for the physically challenged in Egypt has been made more complicated by the coronavirus

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