To coincide with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on 6 February, the anti-FGM organisation, 28 Too Many, in partnership with the Rofayda Hospital Group and Tadwein in Egypt, announced on Wednesday the launch of its Zero Tolerance Ribbon against FGM. The ribbon will be given to the parents of …
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By Ignacio Artaza I recently visited the village of Beir Anbar in the district of Koft, Qena governorate, and listened to the powerful statement this community is conveying to the rest of the country to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The whole village, from young schoolchildren to village elders, …
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By Dr César Chelala Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different forms of genital mutilation across Africa and in areas of western and southern Asia, and 2 million women undergo the procedure annually. …
Soheir Mohamed Al- Batea, aged 13, died on Thursday following a severe drop in blood pressure after undergoing the operation, illegal since 2008.
On the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, the Daily News Egypt brings you the traumatic experience of Om Hossam and her daughter.