First UK Prosecution for FGM Is a Watershed Moment (Huffington Post UK)

March 23, 2014 - 15:15

3/23/2014 -- Huffington Post UK -- "First UK Prosecution for FGM Is a Watershed Moment"Efua Dorkenoo, Senior FGM Advisor, Equality Now:

Although getting a prosecution is vital, it is only one part of the solution. Eliminating FGM in the UK requires a 'joined-up' multi-sectoral approach that includes simultaneous actions directed at prevention, protection, provision of services, prosecution and partnerships across disciplines and with civil society groups. It is only through this 'systems' approach that we will prevent the practice going underground and assure protection for all girls from FGM. [read more...]