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Efua Dorkenoo on efforts to end FGM in the UK (Sunday Express)

16 December 2012

12/16/2012 -- Sunday Express -- "End Vile Practice of Female Genital Mutilation" In the first of a series of top-level meetings in London, a group of ­senior police, government officials and experts – including Equality Now's Efua Dorkenoo – began work on tough new measures to crack down on FGM.

Female genital mutilation is child abuse – in all instances children experience confusion, guilt, fear and anxiety. The victim is silenced and any sense of entitlement to her natural sexuality is removed forever. --Efua Dorkenoo, Advocacy Director, FGM Program

12/16/2012 -- Sunday Express -- "End Vile Practice of Female Genital Mutilation" In the first of a series of top-level meetings in London, a group of ­senior police, government officials and experts – including Equality Now's Efua Dorkenoo – began work on tough new measures to crack down on FGM.

Female genital mutilation is child abuse – in all instances children experience confusion, guilt, fear and anxiety. The victim is silenced and any sense of entitlement to her natural sexuality is removed forever. --Efua Dorkenoo, Advocacy Director, FGM Program

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Sunday, December 16, 2012