FGM

Watchdog: Egypt needs stricter measures against genital mutilation

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on the Egyptian authorities to stipulate further legal reforms against female genital mutilation (FGM) and ensure that the laws criminalizing the practice...

Egypt toughens punishment against female genital mutilation

Egyptian parliament on Wednesday approved a bill toughening penalties against those involved in female genital mutilation (FGM), a practice believed to be rife in the country although illegalized...