FGM/C Shifting Sands

Author: Bríd Hehir

Islam TV FGM Women's AM

How much of a problem is FGM in the UK?

March 14, 2019 No Comments

The recent FGM trial at the Old Bailey where a mother was convicted

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Bristol FGM safeguarding became stigmatising

Somali experience of FGM safeguarding in Bristol

March 11, 2019 No Comments

The trauma, victimisation and sense of disempowerment that Bristol Somalis

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FGM data misquoted

FGM data is misinterpreted and misunderstood

March 5, 2019 Comments Off on FGM data is misinterpreted and misunderstood

A recent Committee of cross-party MPs discussed the need

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FGM stuck in a rut

FGM: People have moved on. Why don’t campaigners?

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on FGM: People have moved on. Why don’t campaigners?

Although families and communities who may have or used to practice FGM have moved on,

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FGM conviction

A miscarriage of justice?

February 5, 2019 Comments Off on A miscarriage of justice?

The first FGM conviction in Britain has been secured. But at what cost?

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US FGM case

US FGM case dismissal is a missed opportunity

December 16, 2018 Comments Off on US FGM case dismissal is a missed opportunity

The November 2018 US ruling which resulted in most FGM related charges

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FGM data error

FGM figures have decreased not increased

December 10, 2018 Comments Off on FGM figures have decreased not increased

‘Female genital mutilation cases more than double in a year in UK’ reported a Guardian headline, incorrectly, 30 November 2018.

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Quilliam extremism

Is Quilliam linking FGM to extremism?

November 29, 2018 Comments Off on Is Quilliam linking FGM to extremism?

Why did Quilliam ‘the world’s first counter-extremism organisation, launch an unremarkable report about FGM

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'Let's protect our girls'

Let’s protect our girls – from the FGM industry

October 6, 2018 Comments Off on Let’s protect our girls – from the FGM industry

Despite the paucity of evidence to indicate that FGM is happening in Britain,

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House of Lords and FGM

The Lords should challenge, not indulge, FGM rhetoric

October 1, 2018 Comments Off on The Lords should challenge, not indulge, FGM rhetoric

The FGM discussion in the House of Lords in July 2018

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