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 “The forces that drive FGM are deeply rooted in society, which is why it takes so long to make a dent in the practice”.

Read about their efforts here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/29/female-genital-mutilation-egypt_n_4515874.html?ir=Impact

Washington

Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense