female genital mutilation (FGM)

Doctor arrested for performing FGM operations in Upper Egypt
Egypt

Doctor arrested for performing FGM operations in Upper Egypt

The Public Prosecution detained a doctor performing FGM operations in Beni Suef, Upper Egypt, for four days pending investigation, released…
We want a year free of FGM by 2022, says Egypt’s National Council for Women
Egypt

We want a year free of FGM by 2022, says Egypt’s National Council for Women

The National Council for Women (NCW), in cooperation with Cairo Governorate, organized “Protect Her from FGM” conference on Tuesday to…
Egyptian cabinet approves bill harshening penalty for female genital mutilation
Egypt

Egyptian cabinet approves bill harshening penalty for female genital mutilation

The Egyptian cabinet approved, during its meeting on Wednesday, a draft law that will harshen the penalty for female genital…
Sudan to allow drinking alcohol for non-Muslims, ban FGM
Middle East

Sudan to allow drinking alcohol for non-Muslims, ban FGM

KHARTOUM (Reuters) — Sudan will permit non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women’s rights, including banning female genital mutilation (FGM),…
Sudan’s bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution
Middle East

Sudan’s bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution

CAIRO (AP) — It’s been more than 60 years. But the scene is seared still into Kawthar Ali’s mind. The…
Egypt’s National Council for Women to propose toughening anti-FGM law
Egypt

Egypt’s National Council for Women to propose toughening anti-FGM law

Egypt’s National Council for Women said on Monday that it is in the process of studying the article related to…
The shame of FGM
Opinion

The shame of FGM

The reprehensible habit of female genital mutilation (FGM) has taken another life; a 12-year-old girl forced into a clinic to…
Egypt’s National Council for Women calls for Friday sermons to address FGM
Egypt

Egypt’s National Council for Women calls for Friday sermons to address FGM

The President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW), Maya Morsi, has called on Egypt’s Endowments Ministry to unify Friday…
Egyptian prosecution detains doctor of girl who died from genital mutilation
Egypt

Egyptian prosecution detains doctor of girl who died from genital mutilation

The Public Prosecution office in Assiut on Saturday ordered the detention of a doctor for 15 days pending investigations after…
UN in Egypt condemns death of girl in Assiut from genital mutilation
Egypt

UN in Egypt condemns death of girl in Assiut from genital mutilation

The United Nations in Egypt on Friday condemned the death of a 12-year-old girl in Assiut Governorate, Upper Egypt, after…
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