FGM/C Shifting Sands

Author: Bríd Hehir

FGM data error

FGM figures have decreased not increased

Dec 10, 2018 No Comments

‘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

'Let's protect our girls'

Let’s protect our girls – from the FGM industry

Oct 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

Oct 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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FGM NHS data

FGM data being misquoted to mislead public

Sep 15, 2018 Comments Off on FGM data being misquoted to mislead public

In Sky TV News’ film clip about the mythical FGM ‘cutting season’

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Scrap Operation Limelight

Operation Limelight must be scrapped

Sep 11, 2018 Comments Off on Operation Limelight must be scrapped

Despite that officials consider the overall impact of Operation Limelight limited,

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Guilty until proven innocent

Anti-FGM activists demean women

Aug 31, 2018 Comments Off on Anti-FGM activists demean women

The long-predicted epidemic of FGM

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FGM armoury to be strengthened

FGM armoury to be strengthened irrespective of need

Aug 7, 2018 Comments Off on FGM armoury to be strengthened irrespective of need

An ‘extraordinary debate about something that we all care passionately’, 

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Educate or abuse children?

The FGM industry’s abuse of children must end. FULL STOP!

Jul 16, 2018 Comments Off on The FGM industry’s abuse of children must end. FULL STOP!

I was horrified at what I consider the abuse of primary school children who performed at the recent 2018 FGM Conference.

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Professionals not making enough FGM referrals

Police blame professionals for few FGM referrals

Jul 14, 2018 Comments Off on Police blame professionals for few FGM referrals

That FGM is still being carried out in the UK falsely informed most presenters’ outlook

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