Photo Stories: Seeing without looking
On the 25th of January 2011, Egyptians went down to the streets demanding “bread, freedom and social justice” symbolizing the revolution’s goals. And it was only when the Mubarak regime stepped down; when people had high hopes and willingness to move ahead with a new democratic government that looks after its people on equal basis without discrimination or ignorance.
People with disabilities in Egypt who represent around 10% of the Egyptian population, are marginalized in every aspect in life; starting with satisfying their basic needs and reaching getting a job. Those people shared the revolution demands hoping to be treated equally in the society and having better life quality.
Among the faces of disabilities are the blind people who are the subject of my series, This is a story about two special Egyptian Women.