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Menna A. Farouk

Menna A. Farouk is an Egyptian junior journalist who has been involved in writing about social, political and cultural issues in Egypt since 2013. She is also a front-page editor at The Egyptian Gazette newspaper. Farouk covered stories about the unrest that followed the January 2011 revolution, press freedom, immigration and religious reforms.

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Latest posts by Menna A. Farouk

11 September 2016

Egyptian Mothers Take On Female Genital Mutilation, Pinning Hopes on Younger Generations

Mothers are leading the fight against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, pinning their hopes on younger and future generations.