|Type of Measure||Institutional mechanisms|
|Form of Violence||Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)|
The first National Committee for the Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was established in 2019 to eliminate the harmful practice. The first of a series of meetings was held on 10 December 2020 to discuss combating the medicalization of FGM. The first meeting, held on December 7, aimed to develop a framework to combat the medicalization of FGM under the auspices of the National Committee for the Eradication of FGM, in the presence of the President of the National Council for Women, Dr. Maya Morsy, Secretary General of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, Dr. Sahar El-Sonbaty and UNFPA Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist Nada Naja.
Egypt's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.33.
For more information: Egypt State Information Service (NCCM: Egypt firmly resolved to eliminiate FGM phenomenon) and UNFPA, the National Committee for the Eradication of FGM work to combat the medicalization of FGM