FGM/C Shifting Sands

Legal Articles

Aus trial not Mutilation

Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

Published 24 September 2018

In Australia, in 2015, three Dawoodi Bohras (a small Shia Muslim sect) were convicted

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FGM hearing Leeds

Leeds FGM Ruling Jan 2015

Published 21 September 2018

IN THE FAMILY COURT Sitting at LEEDS

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Scrap FGM and Khafz laws

Laws against FGM and Khafz need to be scrapped

Published 26 August 2018

While I disagree with Dawoodi Bohra’s insisting

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Bohras believe that Khafz should not be categorized as FGM

Australia court rules Bohra female circumcision not FGM

Published 18 August 2018

The Court of Criminal Appeal Supreme Court in New South Wales,  last week acquitted

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FGM armoury to be strengthened

FGM armoury to be strengthened irrespective of need

Published 7 August 2018

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

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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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