female genital mutilation

Woman faces UK trial for genital mutilation of girl, 4

Woman faces UK trial for genital mutilation of girl, 4

  • The practice is common in some African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries and involves the partial or total removal of a young girl’s clitoris and labia
  • More than 200 million girls and women alive today have been subjected to the practice: WHO
By AFP ·

2018 figures showed the prevalence of FGM among teenage girls in Egypt between the ages of 15-17 dropped from 74 percent to 61 percent. (Reuters/Illustrative)

Historic court ruling on FGM case in Egypt

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·