Armed with music, Egyptians fight FGM and child marriage

Musicians in Egypt are using their voices and instruments to fight against early child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), which remains widespread two years after it was made a criminal offence.

Next week, Egyptian bands will tour the country as part of a United Nations project aimed at raising awareness among young people of the dangers of early child marriage and FGM.

"The culture has to change, which is why we are trying to reach people through music - they can interact with the songs and really listen to the words," said musician Adham El Habashy.

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