Egypt

This Egyptian girl died after undergoing FGM. Why has no one been held to account? (The Telegraph)

11/21/2014 -- The Telegraph -- "This Egyptian girl died after undergoing FGM. Why has no one been held to account?" This week, Egypt's first female genital mutilation trial ended in a not guilty verdict. It's a major blow for women in a country which has one of the highest FGM rates in the world.

Suad Abu Dayyeh on sexual harassment in Egypt (LA Times)

7/16/2014 -- LA Times -- "Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case" Middle East/North Africa Consultant for Equality Now Suad Abu-Dayyeh on sexual harassment in Egypt:

Egyptian doctor to stand trial over girl’s "FGM death" (Reuters)

3/17/2014 -- Reuters -- "Egyptian doctor to stand trial over girl’s 'FGM death'"

“Egypt has the highest number of women affected by #FGM in the world and the government has never really come down heavily before,” said Suad Abu-Dayyeh, Equality Now’s Middle East and North Africa consultant. [read more...]

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