➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
Egypt: Mothers Take On Female Genital Mutilation, Pinning Hopes on Younger Generations
Global Voices – September 11, 2016
Egypt outlawed FGM in 2008. Eight years later, women’s rights activists and non-governmental organizations say mothers’ attitudes about the procedure have transformed, and the number of circumcised girls is down. As they’ve become more aware of the hazards and futility of the surgery, young mothers in Egypt have played a central role in fighting FGM.