Posted inWorld

Doctor, parents face trial in Egypt for girl’s death after genital mutilation

CAIRO, Feb 23, 2020 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A retired doctor and the parents of a 12-year-old girl who died after female genital mutilation (FGM) surgery are to stand trial in Egypt, with child rights campaigners calling for jail terms to deter others from the illegal practice. Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hamada El-Sawy this weekend ordered […]