About 92% Of Married Women In Egypt Have Undergone FGM, Health Ministry Survey Shows

International Business Times: Female Genital Mutilation In Egypt Has Affected 92 Percent Of Married Women
“Roughly 92 percent of Egyptian women who have been married have undergone female genital mutilation, according to a recent survey from the government’s Ministry of Health. The number has decreased since the last statistic released in 2000, but it is still alarmingly high considering the practice was criminalized in Egypt in 2008…” (Masi, 5/11).

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