Located at the land bridge between Africa and Asia, Egypt is one of the most populous countries in the Middle East. The political situation is currently in transition, with the first elected government after decades of authoritarian rule being itself overthrown in July 2013. Major child rights issues are the age of criminal responsibility, early marriage and the prevalence of corporal punishment and violence by security forces.

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8395840070Population3053700025.460108815794Population under 152980972424.853745188093Number of internet users
112 Human development index91 Happy planet ranking

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DEATH PENALTY: Submission for the Secretary-General's report on the death penalty 2016
14 Apr 2016
CRIN is campaigning for the abolition of inhuman sentencing of children, defined to include the death penalty, corporal...
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