The Practice Is Punishable In Egypt By Up To Two Years In Prison Under A 2008 Law, Which Was Enacted After An 11-year-old Girl Died Following An Fgm Procedure In Minya Province.

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There are cases of circumcision where the women die and are then buried without a word being mentioned," Sidhom said. More than nine in 10 women and girls aged between 15 and 49 in Egypt have undergone FGM, and around 80 percent of these procedures are carried out by medical professionals, despite the practice being banned in 2008, according to U.N. estimates. More on this... 500K Americans at risk for female genital mutilation The teenager's death comes more than a year after doctor Raslan Fadl was convicted of manslaughter

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