How The UK Border Force Are Trying To Prevent Vulnerable Girls Being Subjected To FGM Over The Christmas Break
Officers spoke to passengers on four flights today. But as school break up thousands of flights are leaving this country and with them thousands of girls some of whom are at vulnerable age and headed to countries of high risk.
Thorough consideration must be given to how all of these risks can be mitigated and the role and judgement of doctors - those who are best placed to support their patients - must form a key part of the conversation.
In Somalia it is called 'Pharaohs' because it was introduced three thousand years ago by the Pharaohs. I have type 3. It was done to me so I could be presented with proof as a virgin to my husband on my wedding night. It is the husband's prize and it is his job to force himself inside
“It almost kills you. From my experience, I almost died and I was out of it for about two days,” Jay K-Frederick tells The
Most people in Eritrea think that if a girl is cut, she will grow up to be a good girl; that she will not bring shame on her family and she will marry well. If a girl is not cut, they think she will grow up to be a 'slut'; a girl who thinks about sex and will not be satisfied by one man.
More than 100 victims were under 18.
New figures on Female Genital Mutilation reveal there were thousands of cases reported in England last year - the equivalent
The Economist is perpetuating the idea that FGM can be legitimised because it's done as a symbolic act. FGM is an act of a patriarchal society and all forms must be viewed as a serious crime.
All of my friends and family will tell you, I'm a bit 'odd'. I have a tolerance for things that are a little bit ick, a little bit bloody or gruesome and the ability to talk about things that make most people gag at the dinner table. But as anyone who knows any nurse will tell you, it's really not all that odd.