Doctors in Egypt have taken time out of their surgeries for a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) after the ...
An Egyptian court released on bail Thursday a doctor who was detained for performing a genital cutting procedure on a 12-year-old girl who bled to ...
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More than nine in 10 women and girls aged 15 to 49 in Egypt have undergone FGM
Head of Egypt’s National Council for Women calls him a man suffering from ‘psychological complexes’
Female genital mutilation was criminalized in 2008 but remains widespread in Egypt
Mayar Mohamed Mousa died in El Canal hospital on Sunday while under full anesthesia
Kenyan families wanting their daughters to undergo ritual genital cutting are increasingly arranging for it to be done secretly at night to avoid ...
Having ‘broken the chain’ with her own children, Hibo is both a survivor and hero
Women’s rights are still lacking – the region cannot expect society to change and be more open until legislative changes are made
An estimated 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM, and some 66,000 girls may be at risk of the ritual
Anthropologist Kameel Ahmady's research shows FGM is performed in “secret pockets” of four Iranian provinces
The report shows that FGM is being practiced in at least four major provinces in Iran
A leading UK charity has warned of ignorance over FGM even as Hollywood star Angelina Jolie leads a campaign to wipe it out
“The victims of female genital mutilation are finally vindicated,” said the Egyptian Feminist Union
Female circumcision is not a religious practice. Above all, it is a cultural practice that is outdated and unnecessary
Equality Now called the ruling a ‘monumental victory’ for women and girls in a country which has one of the world’s highest prevalence rates of FGM
Batea’s case is considered to be the first time an Egypt court looked into FGM
FGM is usually carried out on girls between infancy and age 15. It can cause infections and, later, infertility and childbirth complications
The court in Dakahliya ruled Thursday that the doctor, Raslan Fadl, and the father of Soheir el-Batea were not guilty
The latest survey, conducted in 2008, showed 91 percent for women aged 15-49 have undergone the procedure.
A school in the East end of London has started teaching young people on the prevention of female genital mutilation
More than 125 million women have been mutilated in 29 countries in Africa and Middle East, according to WHO
The "fatwa" would potentially affect 4 million women and girls
A report found that around 170,000 women and girls were living with FGM across the whole of Britain
FGM has been illegal in Britain since 1985 but no-one has ever been prosecuted
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