Egypt’s social, culture digest July 24: researcher says nurses carryout FGM excessively in Suez; Korean folk art exhibition at Alexandria’s Fine Art museum
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Nurses carryout FGM excessively in Suez: researcher

Marwa Ramadan, a researched in women affairs, said that a lot of FGM operations are taking place in Suez governorate and that nurses are carrying out the illegal practice themselves, in statements to Youm7.


Manar appeals to officials to do cornea transplant after she lost sight

Manar Mohamed has appealed to Minister of Health Ahmed Emad so that she can undergo a cornea transplant in her left eye after she lost sight; she told Youm7 in a interview.

Doctors told Mohamed, a student, that she has a rare infectious virus in her left eye; her case developed and she was told that she needs a cornea transplant that will cost 20,000 EGP in order to be able to see again.

Mohamed, who could not pay the money, resorted to the Ministry of Health requesting to carry out the surgery on state expenses, but her request was rejected.


Search efforts for fin whale in North Coast in full swing: Environment Min.

Environment Ministry has stated that it continues its search efforts after the fin whale that has appeared for almost a week in Marina town in North Coast, according to Youm7.


July 25: Korean folk art exhibition at Alexandria’s Fine Art museum

Museum of Fine Arts in Alexandria will host Monday an exhibition to display ancient Korean folk art and Korean calligraphy, in cooperation with the Korean Cultural Center in Cairo, according to Youm7.

The exhibition will be held at 7 p.m.


July 28: Egyptian Moulouya to be performed at El-Sawy Cultural Wheel

El-Sawy Cultural Wheel in Zamalek district, Giza, will host Thursday July 28 Egyptian Moulouya performance at 7 p.m., according to De Cairo website.

The event will be held at the El-Nahr Hall; tickets for members of the cultural cost 30 EGP, and 35 EGP for non-members.

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