Sunday 10 October 2021
I wrote – Nour Al-Amrousy:
On the occasion of the world’s celebrations of the International Mental Health Day, which falls on the tenth of October of each year, the Committee for Women with Disabilities of the National Council for Women called for the necessity of providing psychological and health support to women and girls with disabilities, since women with disabilities are among the groups most in need of care and psychological and health support services. and her family for what they have suffered over decades of double marginalization.
Dr. Heba Hejres, council member and committee rapporteur, confirmed that the call to provide psychological support for women and girls with disabilities coincides with the world’s celebrations of the World Mental Health Day, which coincides with the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Law No. 10 of 2018 to protect the mental health of women and girls with disabilities. and all persons with disabilities. By obligating the provision of all care and medical services to them as well, work has been done to support the mental health of women and girls with disabilities by issuing legislation stressing the severity of the punishment for bullying and harassment, noting that the provision of psychological care services for women and girls with disabilities requires societal awareness and cooperation between all parties concerned with providing services Awareness and medical