Egypt

Special Olympics MENA youth are prioritizing the inclusion of persons with disabilities as a critical need of the hour.
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Cairo student Farah, whose sister Hana has intellectual disability, aims to spread inclusion at her university and within her community through Special Olympics Unified activities.
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During the pandemic, Special Olympics Chile coordinated with Chile's National Ministry of Education to create a virtual physical education curriculum for students of all abilities.
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In February 2021, Youth Leaders in Egypt planned and participated in the country's first ever Unified Fitness Challenge.
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Three Special Olympics athletes are featured in the recently released New York Times Best Seller Humans.
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Youssef saw his friends beaten and bullied, then he was beaten and bullied—all because they have intellectual disabilities. Instead of giving up, he became determined to show the world that people with ID can do anything “if only we are given the chance.”
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The first-ever Pan African Games provided a one of a kind experience, including in Healthy Athletes, with 1845 screenings in just 5 days!
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Twenty siblings from the region (Special Olympics Middle East North Africa) gathered to share experiences, address challenges, and find ways to overcome barriers.
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Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the president of Egypt, has awarded Special Olympics Egypt's female Unified Football team the Order of Sports Merit for the first time in history.
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Mariam Adel Azzab, the 32-year-old was born in a challenging time for a child with Down Syndrome, it was a time of exclusion, judgment and negative perceptions.
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