female genital mutilation

136 countries back an Egyptian int'l call to end FGM around the world

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 09:30 GMT

Egypt has launched an international call at the United Nations Human Rights Council aiming to put an end to Female genital mutilation (FGM).

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.

Call to impose harsh penalty for parents involved in FGM-related crimes

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 11:25 GMT

Parliamentarian Soad El Masry proposed to impose harsh penalty on female genital mutilation (FGM).

Father applauded for reporting wife over FGM turns out to be perpetrator

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 11:20 GMT

An Upper Egyptian man celebrated on social media for reporting his wife over circumcising their daughters turned out to have taken his girls himself to be cut.

Awareness campaigns to prevent FGM pay off

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 03:28 GMT

Fouad stressed the presence of programs that further raise the citizens' awareness on the phenomenon through civil society organizations.

Six ways to eliminate female circumcision: Health Mininstry

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 09:11 GMT

As the world celebrated the World Day Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Minister of Health Ahmed Emad present six ways to eliminate this crime by 2030.

Doaa el-Adl: The Cartoonist breaking gender taboos

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 11:37 GMT

Doaa el-Adl is an Egyptian Female Cartoonist famous for her expressive cartoons that have obvious political, social and human messages.

School holiday is FGM season: UNFPA

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:03 GMT

July, August and September represent a “cutting season”, as female genital mutilation (FGM) crimes increase during these months.

Minister of Health warns against the practice of FGM

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 11:52 GMT

The Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad warned doctors and nurses against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM)