Two men first to be charged in UK under FGM Act (The Guardian)

March 21, 2014 - 15:30

3/21/2014 -- The Guardian -- "Two men first to be charged in UK under FGM Act"

Efua Dorkenoo, from Equality Now, who has been campaigning to end FGM, said: "Getting a prosecution after so long is fantastic and a key part of ending FGM. A prosecution will send out a strong message that FGM will not be tolerated. However, we also need to ensure that girls at risk are urgently protected; survivors need to be empowered and given the physical, psychological and emotional support they need to speak out. [read more...]