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FGM law is marred with sexism and racism

FGM legislation is too weak and too strong?

January 19, 2017 Comments Off on FGM legislation is too weak and too strong?

An interesting and timely paper entitled Why UK doctors should be troubled by FGM legislation, written by Dr Arianne Shahvisi was published recently.

Using a sledge hammer to crack a nut

How effective are FGM laws?

November 24, 2016 Comments Off on How effective are FGM laws?

Little light was shed but a number of myths were perpetuated and remained unchallenged in the Westminster discussion ‘Let’s Talk FGM: How effective is the law?

Few FGM referrals to Police

Police disappointment at few FGM referrals

February 12, 2016 Comments Off on Police disappointment at few FGM referrals

A London Metropolitan Police Service’s Project Azure representative has expressed disappointment at the low number of FGM referrals being received from professionals since the introduction of a new Mandatory Reporting Duty