female circumcision

An NHS doctor has been cleared of performing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the first British case of its kind amid claims
A teenage girl has died after undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure in a private clinic north east
The two-part storyline featured on BBC's Casualty, which concluded this weekend, is a welcomed move towards shedding much needed light on this appalling and illegal practice, and has started a much-needed conversation about how to better protect girls in the UK.
All health staff should be trained on FGM and schools need to raise awareness amongst staff and students. Only then will we get legal action. Just like the first cases of domestic violence decades ago, successful prosecutions for FGM depend upon awareness and understanding of the danger by neighbours, relatives, teachers, health professionals and police.
It's often thought that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an atrocity that occurs far away from our own schools and our own children in the UK; in deepest, darkest Africa. But the reality could not be more different.
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Two men have been arrested by officers investigating allegations of female genital mutilation in Birmingham, West Midlands
Claims that UK doctors were secretly filmed offering to perform and facilitate female circumcision are being investigated
A Swedish politician has been accused of racism and bigotry after she was pictured with a cake art installation meant to
Girls pass round 'dirty' books at school. It's our equivalent of the boy's porn tape (although I guess it's DVD now).  There