Egypt approves tougher jail terms for FGM

More than nine in 10 women and girls aged 15 to 49 in Egypt have undergone FGM. Egypt has approved a law that will increase jail terms for those who perform female circumcisions, raising the maximum sentence to seven years from two, according to the state’s official gazette on Wednesday. Read more here:

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