Latest in Tag: FGM Highlight

Latest in Tag: FGM


World honours activism against gender-based violence

For that, the annual international campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” kicks off annually on 25 November in Egypt and the whole world, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, dubbed Orange Day, and runs until 10 December, the Human Rights Day.

Nehal Samir

#StopFGM

The world celebrated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on Monday. It is a day meant to display our collective resistance to the crime of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is in the sixth of February every year. The fact is that this heinous crime still assassinates the innocence of many girls, casting …

Mohamed Samir

FGM practitioners to receive 7 years imprisonment: health minister

Minister of Health Ahmed Emad announced Sunday that the cabinet approved a draft amendment to the law on female genital mutilation (FGM) to extend the punishment of its practitioner to reach seven years in prison. This amendment replaced a previous one, asserting that individuals who are proven to practice FGM should be imprisoned from three …

Nourhan Mohamed