Latest in Tag: FGM Highlight
Latest in Tag: FGM
In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated 6 February as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM with the aim of amplifying and directing efforts to eliminate this practice.
UN is looking forward to partnering with Egypt in advancing women’s and girls’ rights in many socio-economic fronts
Penalty for FGM increased up to 20-year imprisonment, instead of 7 years
New law stipulates that medical institution where FGM takes place will be closed for 5 years
Egypt’s girls and women taking firm stand against genital mutilation to change culture
Toughening penalty for FGM is new victory for girls’ rights: National Council for Childhood and Motherhood
COVID-19 has had no direct impact on child marriage or FGM rates
Extensive work to unify efforts on ending FGM in Egypt is underway, says El-Sonbaty
Egypt has one of highest rates of FGM, says UNICEF report
“The doctor tried to save her, but she passed away,” the public prosecutor’s office said in a statement issued last Thursday. The statement vowed a “firm response” against anyone carrying out the procedure. The girl’s father and doctor have since been detained.
Victim’s parents were also arrested
For that, the annual international campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” kicks off annually on 25 November in Egypt and the whole world, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, dubbed Orange Day, and runs until 10 December, the Human Rights Day.
National Council for Women launches “Boudor’s Month” campaign against FGM
UN said ending FGM is in line with National Strategy to Empower Egyptian Women 2030
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 …
A wide range of intervention strategies have been implemented with the goal of accelerating the abolishment of FGM/C.
Women in Upper Egypt are very creative, strong, and socially aware. Yet, they lack support, education, and medical awareness, says writer
The MP faced investigation on two different incidents
The world celebrated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on Monday. It is a day meant to display our collective resistance to the crime of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is in the sixth of February every year. The fact is that this heinous crime still assassinates the innocence of many girls, casting …
2016 saw harsh legal action against FGM in Egypt; perpetrators of the practice will be imprisoned for five to seven years
Joint statement by seven NGOs called for a code of ethics to be outlined for doctors
HRW calls on Egypt to enact harder penalties on FGM practitioners
The cabinet recently extended the penalty for practitioners from a five-year prison sentence up to seven years
Minister of Health Ahmed Emad announced Sunday that the cabinet approved a draft amendment to the law on female genital mutilation (FGM) to extend the punishment of its practitioner to reach seven years in prison. This amendment replaced a previous one, asserting that individuals who are proven to practice FGM should be imprisoned from three …
Doctor arrested on Saturday following two-year imprisonment verdict, after killing girl during FGM procedure
Al-Tahawy demanded that media outlets correct his previous comments to confirm his full respect for women
17-year-old girl died during an illegal FGM procedure but defendants on the run
The ministry’s proposal coincides with the release order of a mother whose daughter died during an FGM operation
The position paper released by EIPR includes four legal suggestions to more effectively combat FGM
The EFACC filed a report to the general prosecutor demanding that all parties involved in the case be put on trial