FGm in egypt
Today the world celebrate the international day of rejecting FGM, which was launched and started by Mrs. Stella Obasango, the First Lady of Nigeria then was stated by the UN as an international day to fight this violation.
Although the recent indicators reveal that this phenomenon started to reduce among women and girls in this new generation, yet still there are millions of girls who are exposed to this practice and its risks due to lack of wide open discussion about this sensitive issue; the matter which leads to the continuing of this phenomenon as some people believe in this practice according to their opinions and beliefs.
It is acknowledged internationally that FGM is violation of women and girls’ human rights. It is reflected the deep-rooted gender inequality and represents an excessive form of discrimination against women. This practice violates women and girls’ right to enjoy health and physical safety and their right to non exposing to torture and inhuman, severe and insulting treatment, and their right to live when this operation lead to their death”.