Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

In this Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 photo, a man stands in front of the grave of 13-year-old Sohair el-Batea who died undergoing the procedure of female genital mutilation performed by Dr. Raslan Fadl, in Dierb Biqtaris village, on the outskirts of the town of Aga in Dakahliya,120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of Cairo, Egypt. A verdict is expected Thursday, Nov. 20 in Fadl’s trial. Rights advocates say the outcome of this case could set a key precedent for deterring doctors and families in the future. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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