Female Circumcision

“Bain Bahrein” documentary screens in Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Cultural Palace

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:01 GMT

The film discusses the issue of female circumcision and the harms that result from it, which is widely spread in Upper Egypt.

Egyptian top prosecutor refers doctor, father to criminal court for circumcising 3 girls

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 09:00 GMT

The father has deceived his children and brought the doctor under the pretext of inoculating them against coronavirus.

FGM: Doctor referred to criminal court after girl, 12, dies

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 02:17 GMT

Egypt’s top prosecutor on Saturday referred a doctor and two others to the criminal court after a 12-year old girl died undergoing female circumcision that he performed in Upper Egypt’s Assiut.

Egypt reiterates calls to eliminate FGM locally, protect women

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 03:55 GMT

The National Committee is committed to working as a team and working on protecting our girls, Maya Morsy said.

Dar al-Ifta reiterates forbidding FGM due to health effects

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 03:05 GMT

Dar al-Ifta said some people who are ineligible for issuing fatwas (Islamic rulings) claim that preventing female genital mutilation is prohibited in Islam.