Shifting Sands

Legal

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

FGM & Criminal Law

Role of the Criminal Law in Anti-FGM Campaigns

January 25, 2016 Comments Off on Role of the Criminal Law in Anti-FGM Campaigns

Criminalisation may not be the best means of stopping FGM

FGM PID submission

PID submission: FGM now, what next?

November 14, 2015 Comments Off on PID submission: FGM now, what next?

The government has done much to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM), 1, 2, 3 but the planned rollout of FGM Enhanced Data Collection across the NHS in October 2015 is ill considered.