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Yomna Abdo


Yomna Abdo is an Egyptian freelance journalist. She graduated from Al-Azhar University, specialising in cultural affairs and human journalistic storytelling. Yomna has been published in a number of Egyptian newspapers, covering health, religion, culture, and investigations.


Gender-based violence continues to ravage communities and stunt progress around the world. On the International Day against Female Genital Mutilation, The New Arab learns about how one centre in Egypt is restoring hope and dignity for affected women.

06 February, 2023