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A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047: study
Health & Fitness

A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047: study

More than one in five women and a sixth of men in Europe over the age of 65 will be…
Social Solidarity Ministry to provide citizens with disabilities financial support
Economy

Social Solidarity Ministry to provide citizens with disabilities financial support

For the first time in Egypt, monetary support will be provided to people with disabilities, said Social Solidarity Minister Ghada…
Egypt to provide wheelchairs at main metro, train stations
Life & Style

Egypt to provide wheelchairs at main metro, train stations

Starting Sunday, senior citizens and disabled passengers around Egypt can request a wheelchair when commuting by¬†the country’s metro system, following¬†Minister…
Red Sea depths attract disabled tourists for diving
Life & Style

Red Sea depths attract disabled tourists for diving

Diving has become popular sport around the world, particularly in the depths of the Red Sea. In a move for…
Minya governor honors two disabled basketball players
Egypt

Minya governor honors two disabled basketball players

Minya Governor Tareq Nasr honored two disabled players who represented Egypt in the African Wheelchair Basketball Championship held in Algeria…
Disabled wrestlers in Japan challenge stereotypes in film ‘Doglegs’
Cinema/TV

Disabled wrestlers in Japan challenge stereotypes in film ‘Doglegs’

Filmmaker Heath Cozens hopes to smash stereotypes about the disabled with his new documentary "Doglegs," about a handicapped pro-wrestling league…
Advocate of disabled wins $1.7 million Templeton Prize for 2015
Life & Style

Advocate of disabled wins $1.7 million Templeton Prize for 2015

Jean Vanier, a Canadian who launched an international network of communities for the mentally disabled, has won the 2015 Templeton…
Disabled protesters continue sit-in at presidential palace
Egypt

Disabled protesters continue sit-in at presidential palace

Dozens of disabled individuals are continuing their sit-in for the sixth day on Merghany Street, in front of Gate 4…
Rights groups lament lack of assistance for disabled voters
Egypt

Rights groups lament lack of assistance for disabled voters

Disabled citizens faced difficulties while voting in this week's round of parliamentary elections, a number of rights groups have said.…
Disabled protesters suspend sit-in outside cabinet
Egypt

Disabled protesters suspend sit-in outside cabinet

A dozen people with special needs decided on Tuesday to suspend their sit-in in front of the cabinet, saying they…
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