9 Feb 2023
The 6th of February of every year, marks the International Zero Tolerance Day of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In accordance, the FGM Task Force - which is composed of Egyptian feminist and Human Rights organizations fighting FGM-, urges the Egyptian State to take drastic measures and exhibit full commitment to end this violation and protect young girls from the risk of undergoing FGM.
Nada: Another Life Lost to FGM Call from the Anti-FGM Taskforce to reevaluate legal and rhetorical interventions
The Anti-FGM Taskforce is sadened and angered by the death of Nada, a 12-year-old girl, in the village of al-Hawatka in Assiut governorate. The girl died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), at the private clinic of an obstetrician-gynecologist on Wednesday, 29 January 2020