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Tag: Female genital mutilation

Repeal FGM mandatory reporting duty

Repeal the FGM mandatory reporting law

Published 4 November 2015

A new duty under the Serious Crime Act 2015 is making it compulsory for regulated professionals to report cases of FGM in under 18 year old girls direct to the police.

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'FGM' term undermines efforts to reduce rates of cutting.

American arrogance and the movement to end ‘FGM’

Published 25 September 2015

‘Female Genital Mutilation’ (FGM) is widely condemned,

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FGM campaigners 'pick and choose'

“FGM campaigners use a ‘pick and choose’ approach.”

Published 18 August 2015

Zewdi*, a 35 year old woman, originally from Eritrea, discusses her views about FGM/C and her thoughts about the campaigns against it in the UK.

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