female genital mutilation

Egypt ranks first globally in FGM medicalization
Society

Egypt ranks first globally in FGM medicalization

Amr Hassan, the rapporteur of the National Population Council, stated that Egypt ranks first globally in the medicalization of Female…
Egyptian website seeks to combat Female Genital Mutilation
Life & Style

Egyptian website seeks to combat Female Genital Mutilation

  A new website, titled “Enough with FGM” has been launched to combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), as a part…
Female genital mutilation is forbidden in Islam: Dar Al-Ifta
Life & Style

Female genital mutilation is forbidden in Islam: Dar Al-Ifta

Highly-ranking Egyptian Muslim institution Dar Al-Ifta Al-Misriyyah recently confirmed in a press statement that female genital mutilation (FGM) is religiously forbidden…
Teenage FGM rates in Egypt drop 13% in six years
Egypt

Teenage FGM rates in Egypt drop 13% in six years

The National Population Council said this week that the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) among teenage girls aged 15-17 dropped…
Where does the Arab world stand on female genital mutilation?
Middle East

Where does the Arab world stand on female genital mutilation?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), female genital mutilation – also referred to as female genital cutting and female circumcision – includes…
Cut in secret: the medicalization of FGM in Egypt
Egypt

Cut in secret: the medicalization of FGM in Egypt

When 13-year-old Malika from a dusty village outside Cairo, Egypt turned 11, her mother took her to the doctor late…
Egypt court releases mother of Suez FGM girl, postpones trial to November
Egypt

Egypt court releases mother of Suez FGM girl, postpones trial to November

The Suez Criminal Court released on Wednesday the mother of 17-year old Mayar Mousa who died during an Female Genital…
Mother detained after daughter dies during alleged circumcision procedure
Egypt

Mother detained after daughter dies during alleged circumcision procedure

The mother of a 17-year-old has been detained for four days pending investigations into allegations that she subjected her daughter…
Women’s rights activists launch “Say No” campaign to stamp out abuse
Egypt

Women’s rights activists launch “Say No” campaign to stamp out abuse

Activists working for the rights of girls and women in Egypt have launched a new campaign titled "Say No" aimed…
Egyptian doctor convicted of FGM loses license
Egypt

Egyptian doctor convicted of FGM loses license

Doctor Raslan Fadl's license was revoked on Thursday, months after he was found guilty of killing 13-year old Suhair al-Bataa,…
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