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FGM In The UK Statistics Reveal Thousands Sought Help In Last Year

FGM In The UK Statistics Reveal Thousands Sought Help In Last Year

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
21/07/2016
Sharia Watch

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New figures on  reveal there were thousands of cases reported in England last year - the equivalent of 16 cases every day. In the year to March, 5,702 women sought medical help for the complications of the mutilation, according to research which touches on the scope of FGM and its victims in  for the first time. Over half of the women and girls were from , and some acts of FGM were reported to have taken place in the UK.