'FGM has stopped in Wales' but women still 'persecuted'

'FGM has stopped in Wales' but women still 'persecuted'
 

Women from Wales' Somali community have said they are being "persecuted" and have called for changes to female genital mutilation (FGM) rules.
Campaigners said FGM no longer happens in Wales, but health workers continue to accuse innocent families.
Health workers must report children they think are at risk to social services and report any FGM evidence to police.
The Welsh Government said its rules were "sensitive to culture, race and religion".
FGM is illegal in the UK and figures show there were fewer than 17 cases in under 18s recorded by Welsh health boards last... read more

 
Tuesday, 15:41 in Health, Views: 73
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