Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

In 2016, lawmakers in Egypt federally criminalized female genital mutilation. Yet, the practice still persists. Data from the Egypt Health Issues Survey (EHIS) from 2015 shows that the prevalence of FGM among Egyptian girls and women aged 15-49 is 87.2%. As one of the most populous countries in the Middle East and Africa, Egypt likely … Continue reading Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt