Speaking of Israeli politics: Assuming Netanyahu successfully formed new government?The article kinda leaves out the major points there.
Specifically Shaked noted that the woman in question is not of an age group where FGM is actually on the table for her, so the claimed threat didn't really exist. Further Israel's asylum laws require that a person belongs to the groupings Israel allows.
Specifically, an asylum seeker must prove they are of a race, religion, nationality, or have membership in a particular social group or political opinion that is threatened. "Woman" was deemed as too broad and all-encompassing, it would set a precedent that basically anybody can demand asylum at any time on the grounds that their home country is a shitty place, which is well beyond what Israel should reasonably be expected to accommodate.