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Press Release: FGM Prosecution Highlights Major Gaps in Safeguarding Girls from the UK news

Press Release: FGM Prosecution Highlights Major Gaps in Safeguarding Girls from the UK

(Originally published: 2019)

In light of today’s news that the mother of a three-year-old girl has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM), FORWARD, a London based African women’s organisation, raises concerns and is surprised that there seems to be general rejoicing that a successful prosecution on FGM has finally happened in the UK