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World - Africa
3/8/2024 5:31:58 PM
Over 230 million women and girls have undergone female genital mutilation, most of whom live in Africa, according to a report issued on Friday by the United Nations children's agency (UNICEF).

Egypt - Society
4/18/2022 5:57:22 PM
Social norms in Egypt still hold sway over the public when it comes to female genital mutilation (FGM) despite toughening the penalty against the crime in the past decades, concluded a recent study by the Research and Studies Unit of the Cairo-based Egyptian Youth Council (EYC).

Egypt - Politics
3/28/2021 5:06:00 PM
Head of the Religious Affairs Committee Ali Gomaa said there is nothing in Islam that supports the practice of female circumcision

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/25/2021 4:10:00 PM
While the Senate approved a law toughening penalties on female circumcision, President Al-Sisi asked parliament to pass a bill banning child marriage,

Egypt - Politics
1/20/2021 7:38:24 PM
This is the second time authorities have toughened penalties for FGM in six years, and the decision comes one year after a teenager died in Upper Egypt while being subjected to the procedure

Life & Style - Health
9/30/2018 10:21:36 PM
Despite a significant decline in the number of Egyptian girls forced to undergo circumcision, the number of those undergoing the illegal procedure under the supervision of a doctor or nurse is on the rise

Life & Style - Health
8/25/2016 8:13:57 PM
Ahram Online talks with Hussein Gohar, a prominent gynaecologist, about how Egypt should combat the practice of female genital mutilation

Egypt - Politics
6/10/2016 11:24:40 AM
The doctor who committed the banned operation is still on the run

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2016 10:09:10 AM

World - International
7/5/2015 7:02:20 PM

Life & Style - Health
6/14/2015 9:02:24 AM

Egypt - Politics
12/12/2014 6:41:16 PM
A father and doctor were previously acquitted of responsibility for killing a teenage girl in circumcision operation

World - International
11/21/2014 8:28:16 PM

Egypt - Politics
11/21/2014 1:36:47 PM
Court on Thursday acquitted defendants charged with carrying out FGM on a girl who later died

Egypt - Politics
11/20/2014 3:38:13 PM
Defence team says it will appeal the ruling

Life & Style - Health
6/4/2014 11:36:01 AM

Egypt - Politics
3/11/2014 6:01:55 PM

Egypt - Politics
6/12/2013 10:11:52 AM
Doctor accused of causing death of girl during female genital mutilation operation is released by prosecutors pending further investigations

World - Region
3/15/2013 4:27:04 PM
Rached Ghannouchi says whoever approves of female circumcision cannot remain within ranks of his ruling Islamist Ennahda party following a controversial statement by one of its MPs

Life & Style - Health
2/17/2013 12:03:55 PM
A new study from Belgium shows that male circumcision is tied to less sensitivity and sexual pleasure

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