Wednesday, 13 February 2019

The government needs to act on female genital mutilation

Last week a Private Members' Bill aimed at protecting young girls from female genital mutilation was brought to the Commons.

The bill would clear up a loophole in the law. Currently, female genital mutilation doesn't count as one of the conditions for a temporary care order to be issued. This means it's harder to get at-risk girls away from families looking to mutilate their own children. 


Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/fgm-urgent-question