Egypt

There has been a worldwide outcry against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa earlier this week after her operation. The exact cause of her death remains unknown. While FGM was banned in Egypt in 2008 the practice remains widespread.

Read more at: http://www.newsweek.com/mayar-mohamed-mousa-female-genital-mutilation-death-465868

June 2, 2016

Death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa after FGM Operation

There has been a worldwide outcry against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa […]
February 5, 2016

New Report Highlighting Worldwide Problem of FGM

UNICEF released a report highlighting the global problem of female genital mutilation (FGM). According to the report, at […]
June 25, 2015

Summer Increase in Egyptian FGM Incidences

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June 18, 2015

Release of “The Price of Honor:” Documentary on Honor Killings

“The Price of Honor,” a documentary chronicling the honor killings of two girls, Sarah and Amina, premiered in […]
December 30, 2013

Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Campaigners in Egypt are doing all they can to combat the practice.

Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Campaigners in Egypt are doing all they can to combat the practice. One campaigner says […]