Health / Emotional and sexual life - Egypt

Country Profile: Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

08.09.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

With an FGM prevalence of 87.2% among all women aged 15-49 in a population of nearly 95 million, Egypt has the greatest number of women and girls who have experienced Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) of any country in the world.  The prime purpose of this Country Profile is to improve understanding of the issues relating to FGM in the wider framework of gender equality and social change.  The document also highlights the different programmes that are making promising advances in eradicating FGM despite the numerous challenges.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : 28 Too Many
  • Publishing house : 28 Too Many
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 119
  • Language : The full country profile is in English but an executive summary is available in Arabic


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