Posts Tagged ‘FGM’

FGM: Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala faces life in jail if found guilty

A doctor in the US city of Detroit has been charged with carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls in what is believed to be the first ca...

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt “asked FGM survivor if she could still have orgasms”

Jeremy Hunt has been accused of asking a Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) campaigner whether “girls like you” can still have an orgasm. Nimco Ali, a ...

“No evidence which suggests healthcare staff in the UK are not reporting FGM”

The following is a response to the Home Affairs Committee report on FGM. It says the duty on frontline professionals to report incidences of FGM must be en...

Lack of FGM prosecutions is a national scandal, says committee of MPs

An all-party group of MPs is calling for everyone involved in protecting children must be made aware of, and prevent, female genital mutilation (FGM), a f...

RCOG response to ‘not guilty’ FGM case

The High Court decided that Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena is not guilty of the offence of female genital mutilation (FGM). The case concerned a 24-year-old woman...

‘No faith in British justice’ after FGM prosecution

A hospital consultant has sharply attacked the director of public prosecutions for bowing to pressure in mounting the first prosecution for female genital ...