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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).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/7/2023 10:09:41 PM
Egypt needs to amend the penal code to impose tougher penalties on female genital mutilation and child marriage.

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).

Opinion -
2/6/2022 6:51:32 PM
Last week, the Child Helpline received a call about a midwife who was going to perform Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on five girls in a village in Assiut. Luckily, they moved quickly to save the girls and stop the crime before it took place.

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2022 3:02:39 PM
On the 6th of February each year, the world re-sheds light on the quest to put an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation around the globe.

Life & Style - City Lights
12/5/2021 8:26:36 PM
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Ambassador of Norway to Egypt Hilde Klementsdal hosted a theatrical performance of A Paper Kite to raise awareness of the dangers of female genital mutilation (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

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

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

World - International
3/21/2021 5:24:00 PM
The 2011 Istanbul Convention, signed by 45 countries and the EU -- Turkey was the first signatory -- requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence, marital rape and female genital mutilation

Egypt - Politics
3/20/2021 9:47:38 PM
The Senate will also discuss two laws on improving the quality of education and the handling of cotton crop in the local market

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

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

Life & Style - Health
2/6/2020 9:49:46 PM

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

Egypt - Politics
1/31/2020 2:59:40 PM
Nada Hassan Abdel-Maqsoud, 12, died from complications following the procedure, which is criminalised in Egy

Egypt -
1/29/2020 7:32:14 PM
The reports ranged from legal issues to female genital mutilation, child marriage, and human trafficking, according the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood

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