Draft law submitted to Egypt's Parliament support 'Differently Abled' Fund

Mon, 31 Jul 2023 - 06:08 GMT

The draft law aimed to provide adequate support for financing the “Differently Abled” fund to enhance social, economic and other aspects of protection for persons with disabilities.

et highlights steps gov't take to guarantee 5% employment of people with disabilities

Tue, 09 May 2023 - 07:53 GMT

In turn the Ministry of Manpower implements an urgent follow-up plan to ensure compliance with the employment of people with disabilities.

Egypt's law punishes bullying people with disabilities by prison, fine

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 12:35 GMT

Those charged with bullying people with disabilities will also pay a fine of not less than one hundred thousand pounds and not more than two hundred thousand pounds, or one of these two penalties; the prison and fine.

Beni Suef opens 1st faculty for sciences of differently abled persons in Middle East

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Beni Suef University in Egypt is the first university in the Middle East to have a faculty concerned with the sciences of People with Special Needs.

Senate report calls on application of 5% employment rate of differently-abled persons in Egypt

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 10:24 GMT

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.

Egypt seeks to build database for differently-abled citizens

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 12:38 GMT

General Supervisor of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, Dr. Iman Karim, said that Egypt is keen on developing women skills, and providing opportunities to them to assume leadership positions.

Helwan Uni. garners 27 medals in Championship for Disabled students

Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 04:49 GMT

The championship was organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and was attended by 21 Egyptian universities.

Muscular Dystrophy: A crippling disease with a painful end

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 02:09 GMT

"Can I get married? Will my kids be normal?" asked a patient, who wished to remain anonymous, on a Muscular Dystrophy support group.

What we know about 10 youths honored by Sisi at WYF

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 04:44 GMT

The majority are African.

The art of living with disability in Palestine

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Living with disability is always a challenge, but for a disabled Palestinian living in Gaza, that disability is amplified.

Persons with disabilities to be represented with emoji

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 06:59 GMT

Apple Inc. said that the current range of emoji does not represent the experiences of those with disabilities.

‘Sanctuary’: Romantic comedy with social message

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 03:11 GMT

The 7th edition of D-CAF presents the Irish film “Sanctuary”, a heart-warming story of love between two people with intellectual disabilities.

Deep look on people challenged with disabilities in Egypt

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 03:03 GMT

Special report on people with disability in Egypt.

Exercise may reduce disability even in frail elders

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 06:42 GMT

Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, a new study suggests.

Disability no longer a barrier to a full life in Egypt: Helm Foundation

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 07:46 GMT

ET explores the contributions of Helm Foundation to make Egypt fully accessible for persons with disabilities.

When I visited Essaouira, Morocco on a mobility scooter

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 08:37 GMT

My name is Tracey Ebbs. I live in rural northern Buckinghamshire and work as a freelance copywriter.

Lamasatt Art Gallery to open gallery for special needs artists

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 10:00 GMT

amasatt Art Gallery will organize a gallery for special needs artists on September 24.

Specially equipped wings for disabled prisoners

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 10:58 GMT

Ministry of Interior has dedicated specially equipped wings for disabled prisoners at the Wadial-Natroun prison hospital to provide special medical care.

Book review: God’s Rich Pattern

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 01:41 GMT

God’s Rich Pattern by Lin Berwick is a love story on many different levels.

Egypt's blind women orchestra performs in China

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 02:08 GMT

For the first time, Al-Nour Wal Amal Chamber Orchestra, composed entirely of blind/visually-impaired women, will be performing in China, including a concert in Hong Kong.