Female Genital Mutilation Survivors in Egypt

In this Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 photo, Egyptian Coptic Christian Manal Nasef Fahmy, 35, poses for a photograph with her 17-year-old daughter Marina, who were both subjected to female genital mutilation in Sidfa, 340 kilometers (210 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt. “The midwife came to our home. My father took me far away so IContinue reading “Female Genital Mutilation Survivors in Egypt”

In this Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 photo, Egyptian Coptic Christian Manal Nasef Fahmy, 35, poses for a photograph with her 17-year-old daughter Marina, who were both subjected to female genital mutilation in Sidfa, 340 kilometers (210 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt. “The midwife came to our home. My father took me far away so I don’t hear my older sister screaming as she underwent the operation. I was next after my sister and I will never forget it,” she said. Manal had a doctor circumcise her daughter Marina without anesthesia. “I decided to have her circumcised before being educated about it. I will always regret it,” Manal said. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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