Update on Landmark Egyptian FGM trial facilitated by Equality Now and local partners (Mail Online)

June 20, 2014 - 16:45

6/20/2014 -- Mail Online -- "Doctor and father on trial after 13-year-old Egyptian girl dies during female genital mutilation procedure"

"Equality Now and our partners in Egypt are glad that the Egyptian authorities continues the process to ensure justice for Soheir. We continue to monitor the court proceedings to make sure that those responsible for Soheir’s mutilation and death are held accountable. As in the UK, this first ever FGM prosecution sends out a strong message that it will not be tolerated." -Suad Abu-Dayyeh, Middle East and North Africa Consultant for Equality Now [read more...]