Figures show ‘at least 10’ FGM victims identified in the surrounding areas of Bradford – The Telegraph & Argus

Doctors say at least ten victims of female genital mutilation were seen by NHS services in the surrounding areas of Bradford at the start of the year.

The National FGM Centre warned the risk to children and young people may have increased during the coronavirus pandemic, with school closures reducing contact with teachers and health professionals.

Roughly 10 victims of FGM were seen by health services in the surrounding areas of Bradford Clinical Commissioning Group area between January and March, NHS Digital figures show.

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