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FGM perpetrators are cutting babies so they are too young to remember!

FGM perpetrators are cutting babies so they are too young to remember!

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
05/02/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Babies and toddlers are falling victim to female genital mutilation as perpetrators cut them while they are too young to remember it, a barrister has warned. When FGM is performed on an infant, it is harder to detect because they cannot report the abuse themselves and are not old enough to be at school, where the signs may be spotted by teachers or other professionals, according to Charlotte Proudman, a lawyer who specialises in the area.