People with disability
Egyptian law on rights of persons with disabilities includes many acquired rights that primarily aim to protect people with abilities, obtain their entitlements, and ensure their full integration into society.
The Egyptian Law of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities punishes by prison those who involved in the lack of accessibility for challenged persons at schools or work.
The Senate Human Rights and Social Solidarity Committee called for the creation of a unified database for services to people with disabilities.
Law No. 10 of 2018 on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities determines that endangering a person or child with a disability or threatening respect for their dignity are acts that will be punished by imprisonment.
Egypt has set controls and procedures in the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities relating to their right to work, seeking to integrate them into the society.
Two days ago, the defendants were arrested after a video went viral on social media showing them beating a man with disability inside the barbershop.