Egypt doctor stands trial for Female Genital Mutilation
For the first time a doctor in Egypt is to stand trial on charges of female genital mutilation, following the death of a 13-year-old girl.
The girl's father, who is accused of taking her for the operation, is also being tried in a landmark prosecution.
In Egypt, where the practice is illegal, 91% of women have been subjected to the procedure.
It has been outlawed in most of the countries in which it happens but the laws are poorly enforced.
Orla Guerin reports.
12 May 2014