Egypt girl’s death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial

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DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be seen hoisting a neighborhood toddler onto a skinny hip.

Kevin Friery‘s insight:

Tragic story about a barbaric practice that still happens in England, despite being outlawed.

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