Media Type:

Cartoons


Title

Female Genital Mutilation

Subject

Political Cartoon

Description

This cartoon criticises the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) (also termed Female Genital Cutting).
In Egypt, the practice was banned in 2008. However, during the short-lived Islamist-dominated parliament elected in December 2011, there were attempts to decriminalise it. Moreover, under the Muslim Brotherhood presidency, the government refused to sign the UN Declaration against Violence against Women in March 2013, much to the anger of Egyptian women activists.
FGM was finally criminalised in 2016 but still occurs.

Creator

Doaa Eladl

Publisher

Cartoon Movement

Date Published

02/06/2013

Rights

© Doaa Eladl/Cartoon Movement - Republication not permitted without written permission or appropriate license. To purchase a license for this or other cartoons, please visit https://cartoonmovement.shop

Language

Arabic/English

Date Created

02/06/2013

Citation

Doaa Eladl, “Female Genital Mutilation,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed November 24, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/105.

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