Shifting Sands

Legal Articles

FGM narrative must move on

FGM trial Old Bailey

The Old Bailey ‘FGM’ trial

Published 9 April 2018

The Old Bailey trial ended 22 March 2018 in an acquittal.

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Role Police Courts FGM Trials

Review of UK FGM investigations and trials

Published 9 April 2018

The role of the criminal justice system in prosecuting allegations of FGM:

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FGM: Prosecution Rates

Scrap FGM law

Why the law against FGM should be scrapped

Published 15 November 2017

Causing grievous bodily harm, including mutilation,

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FGMPO's: Who benefits?

FGM Protection Orders: Who benefits?

Published 7 August 2017

‘Female genital mutilation’ (FGM), no matter the type or severity,

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FGM law is marred with sexism and racism

FGM legislation is too weak and too strong?

Published 19 January 2017

An interesting and timely paper written by

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CPS FGM

How effective are FGM laws?

Published 24 November 2016

Little light was shed but a number of myths

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Few FGM referrals to Police

Police disappointment at few FGM referrals

Published 12 February 2016

A London Metropolitan Police Service’s Project Azure

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FGM & Criminal Law

Role of the Criminal Law in Anti-FGM Campaigns

Published 25 January 2016

Criminalisation may not be the best means of stopping FGM

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