Egypt News

Egypt's Inability to End Female Genital Mutilation Is Shameful

Jenn Gearey | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Impact
Jenn Gearey

While Egypt was considered a role model for civilization once upon a time, its inability to put a stop against barbaric acts of FGM is painful. The human rights violations where infants, toddlers, children, teenagers, and women, are having their vaginas sliced, because the notion of a woman experiencing sexual pleasure is distasteful, are not dwindling.

What You've Read About Egypt Is Wrong

Rabbi Ben Hecht | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada
Rabbi Ben Hecht

In Egypt, there was a strong desire to be able to clearly declare who/what was absolutely right and who/what was absolutely wrong; there was a strong desire to be able to state what needed to be done -- in clear, concrete terms. In my mind, the complexity of facts was often, also, a tragic victim.