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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/14/2021 9:46:00 AM
Fredrika Meijier, UNFPA country representative of Egypt, speaks with Al-Ahram Weekly on the occasion of National Population Week

Opinion -
7/1/2021 12:44:00 PM
The political will of Egyptian women and girls triumphed again, on April 30, 2021, when President Sisi signed law no 10 of 2021 to introduce amendments to several provisions of the penal code to toughen the penalty for FGM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
6/4/2021 12:42:00 PM
The government has been working hard to tighten up the law against female genital mutilation and to rescue more girls from this cruel crime

Egypt - Politics
4/25/2021 2:45:00 PM
Medical professionals -- doctors and nurses -- who perform genital mutilation can face between ten and 15 years in prison, according to the amnedments

Life & Style - City Lights
4/19/2021 2:27:23 PM
The declarations are meant to stress a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of violence against women.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/31/2021 9:34:00 PM
Parliament approved a landmark law toughening up the penalties for female genital mutilation this week

Opinion -
3/28/2021 5:41:00 PM
The percentage of girls aged 15 to 17, who have had the procedure, has dropped from 74 percent in 2008 to 61 percent in 2014, and the government is targeting to bring the number down by another 15 percent

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
3/21/2021 8:58:00 PM
If a victim dies from undergoing FGM, then the perpetrator can face 10 years in prison if they are not a medical practitioner, and 15 to 20 years if they are a doctor or nurse

Life & Style - Health
3/1/2021 12:16:12 PM
Cosmetic gynaecologist Amr Seifeddin talks about supporting FGM survivors through treatment, therapy and surgeries that allow damaged organs to regain function

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

World - Region
7/12/2020 10:12:55 PM
The transition government which took over after autocrat Omar al-Bashir was toppled last year has vowed to lead Sudan to democracy, end discrimination and make peace with rebels

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
6/16/2020 5:39:43 PM
There may have been a spike in cases of FGM this year in different parts of the world, including Egypt, which marked the National Anti-FGM Day on 14 June, writes Rasha Geddah

Egypt - Politics
6/3/2020 11:01:46 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/16/2020 2:10:00 PM
A new law criminalising FGM was recently issued in Sudan, but in order for it to be effective the mentality supporting the practice has to change

Egypt - Politics
2/22/2020 6:47:28 PM
Female genital mutilation has been criminalised in Egypt since 2008. A 2016 amendment mandates sentences of between five and seven years in prison for those convicted

Egypt - Politics
2/12/2020 11:39:27 AM

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2020 12:24:00 PM

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2020 12:10:00 PM
The cost in Egypt would be about $876,825,000 and Sudan $274,765,000 yearly

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