A person or child with a disability is considered at risk, according to Article 46 of the law, which punishes any case of threatening respect for personal dignity and autonomy of persons with special needs, or discriminating against them on the basis of disability.
This came during recommendations within a report of the Energy, Environment and Manpower Committee on a proposal submitted by MP Muhammad Al-Sayed Al-Salhi regarding activating the 5 percent rate for people with disabilities, which was referred to the government to take the necessary action.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted a Ramadan Iftar on April 7 inviting the White Hearts members and the students from the Korean language department of Ain Shams University to the Ambassador’s residence in Maadi to celebrate the spirit of holy Ramadan - love, caring and sharing.
The “Ataa” Fund for people with special needs was established by the 50-year old Nasser Social Bank in November last year, during the term of former Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wally.
The youths used a dog to intimidate the disabled child, apparently to make fun of or joke with him.
The initiative, dubbed "Hayah", comes as part of national efforts to expand the social protection umbrella for people with special needs.
In March 2019, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved the issuance of Law No. 11 of 2019 of the National Council of People with Disabilities.
For the first time DMC channels managed to translate ‘’Zelzal’’ ( Earthquake) series using sign language to be easy for deaf and dumb people to follow the series.
The bill also stipulates that the Fund, in coordination with concerned authorities, civil society organizations and the private sector, should provide care and support in all aspects of life for people with disabilities, such as scholarships for schools,
Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Aal distributed a total of 35 motorbikes designed for people with disabilities during a ceremony held Wednesday at Azhar Park in Cairo.
The disabilities council is an independent body that aims to promote, develop and protect the rights of persons with disabilities and their constitutional dignity.
The fund will set up projects whose revenue will be used for supporting the disabled, said Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali in press statements.
The National Council for Disability Affairs was especially created to make sure that those living with disabilities are heard.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi attended on Monday the first Arab forum for special education schools held in Sharm El Sheikh City.
MOU signed Monday between the Railway Authority and a "dream and determination" foundation for persons with special needs.
Egypt's first ever diving expedition specifically designed to accommodate people of special needs.
The European Union (EU) will provide Egypt with €20 million in aid to support empowerment projects for people with special needs.
Minister of Culture Helmy el-Namnam agreed to allocate Talaat Harb Cultural Centre in Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo.
Means of transportation will be enhanced in order to facilitate the movement of citizens with special needs.
The Arab Center for Media announced holding its second conference on supporting the disabled 2-4 May in Cairo to share personal experiences of handicapped people from various Arab countries