Anti-FGM Rally Held in London (Sky News)

July 20, 2013 - 12:15

7/20/2013 -- Sky News -- "Female Genital Mutilation: Campaigners' Rally"; Campaigners against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) rally in Trafalgar Square to highlight the issue of girls being taken abroad to be 'cut' during the summer holidays.

"Screening is a very controversial issue for the UK. It's done in France and I think it's been the quick way to detect whether it's happened but in the UK politically it doesn't seem to fly and therefore we should be focusing on soft monitoring in terms of education." - Efua Dorkenoo, Advocacy Director of FGM Programme, Equality Now [read more...]