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FGM is still a prevalent practice in Egypt (virtual meeting)

FGM is still a prevalent practice in Egypt (virtual meeting)

FGM is still prevalent in EGYPT

86% of girls and women in Greater Cairo are circumcised

Tadwein for Gender Studies is launching its study “Violence among Young People in Greater Cairo”. It is a quantitative study with a representative sample of Greater Cairo (3285 households). The study investigated different forms of violence experienced or perpetrated by young people such as domestic violence, violence at school, workplace, FGM, IPV, and other forms). The study is supported by International_Development_Research_Centr (IDRC)

On  February the 17th and in accordance with the international day of zero tolerance to FGM, Tadwein presents the study’s findings on FGM through a virtual meeting that gathers international experts in the field.

  • Shereen El Feki, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at UNAIDS
  • Ann-Marie Wilson, Founder of 28 too many, a leading NGO in the global fight against FGM
  • Omaima El-Gibaly, Professor of Public Health at Assuit University
  • Vanja Berggren, associate professor of public health at Karolinska Instiute, Sweden

The meeting is moderated by Ms.Mona El-Naggar, NY Times correspondence in Egypt

Please join to unveil new representative FGM figures in Egypt. @17 Feb @ 7p.m Cairo time (UTC+2)

Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86558275673?pwd=UFYwZEYrQmc5bGVqcGJZb3FZbUVndz09

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