Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 53 states:
Citizens are equal before the law, possess equal rights and public duties, and may not be discriminated against on the basis of religion, belief, sex, origin, race, color, language, disability, social class, political or geographical affiliation, or for any other reason…
Article 81 states:
The state shall guarantee the health, economic, social, cultural, entertainment, sporting and education rights of dwarves and people with disabilities. The state shall provide work opportunities for such individuals, and allocate a percentage of these opportunities to them, in addition to equipping public utilities and their surrounding environment. The state guarantees their right to exercise political rights, and their integration with other citizens in order to achieve the principles of equality, justice and equal opportunities.
Article 87 states:
The participation of citizens in public life is a national duty. Every citizen has the right to vote, run in elections, and express their opinion in referendums…
Article 1 states:
Every male and female Egyptian reaching eighteen years of age shall personally exercise the following political rights:
First: Express their views in all referendums prescribed in the Constitution.
Second: Elect each of: