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Dozens of female genital mutilation victims seen by NHS in Bradford

Dozens of female genital mutilation victims seen by NHS in Bradford

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
07/12/2019
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Dozens of new victims of female genital mutilation have been seen by NHS services in Bradford so far this year. And the National FGM Centre is warning that more girls could be flown abroad to undergo illegal procedures during the Christmas holidays.NHS Digital figures show that victims of FGM in Bradford were seen by NHS services on around 55 occasions between January and September.Of those, around 35 were girls or women having their injuries recorded by doctors, nurses or midwives for the first time.