FGM/C Shifting Sands

Legal Articles

FGM trial Guilty verdict

Christopher Chope

In defence of Christopher Chope

Published 14 February 2019

Well-meaning laws, nodded through without scrutiny,

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Old Bailey FGM trial

FGM conviction

A miscarriage of justice?

Published 5 February 2019

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

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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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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,  10 August 2018, 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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