• Teenager dies while undergoing illegal female circumcision in Egypt

    Teenager dies while undergoing illegal female circumcision in Egypt

    A 17-year-old Egyptian teenage girl, Mayar Mohammad, died due to severe bleeding and a drop in blood circulation after she was subjected to an illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) surgery in a private hospital in Suez, Egypt.

    According to local media reports, the girl’s mother is a nurse, while their late father was a surgeon. So you’d expect the mother to know not to let her daughter go through such backward torture, all in the name of tradition. FGM has been […]