Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Female genital mutilation parties being held in UK, MPs told

Female genital mutilation parties being held in UK, MPs told Health professionals tell committee that 'cutters' are flown into Britain for events at which up to a dozen girls may be mutilated.

The cutting of girls at female genital mutilation "parties" is still going on in Britain and not just taking place abroad, healthcare experts have told MPs.

The Commons home affairs select committee has heard that "cutters" often older women are flown into Britain for the events, at which as many as a dozen girls may be operated on. Continue reading... The Guardian

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