FGM court orders in the UK: a quiet revolution in child protection

2015 has ushered in a huge cultural shift in the way communities view the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK, following the introduction of laws aimed at protecting young girls from being subjected to the practice, according to experts. Cris McCurley, a solicitor in Newcastle who currently has eight FGM protection cases, three where orders are in place, hailed the changes in attitudes from communities where girls would traditionally be cut. Read more about this quiet revolution to protect girls at risk of FGM in the UK here:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/dec/31/fgm-protection-orders-quiet-revolution-child-protection

 

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  1. […] including the UK, have taken forward specific legislation which as of very recently even includes specific protection orders. This appears to be having some small measure of positive, increased […]

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