Public outcry over death of a 12-year-old has forced health authorities in Egypt to ban female circumcision.
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Cairo, Egypt - Egypt on Thursday finally banned all female circumcision, the widely-practised removal of the clitoris which just days ago cost the life of a 12-year-old girl.
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CAIRO, Egypt The death of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl at the hands of a doctor performing female circumcision has sparked a public outcry and prompted health and religious authorities to ban the practice.
Cairo, 06/30 - Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation. The announcement follows a public outcry after a young girl died during the operation.
Egyptian police detained 50 students from the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's most powerful opposition group, in a renewed crackdown on the movement Saturday, a Brotherhood source said.
Egypt has banned all female circumcision after death of 12-year-old girl undergoing widely practised procedure.