‘They’re killing us’: West Yorkshire FGM survivors speak out – ITV News, West Yorkshire

The Dangers Of Female Genital Mutilation And The Need To Stop It: Zero Tolerance for FGM

Survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) in West Yorkshire have spoken out about the pain and suffering they have endured in a bid to encourage other women to get help.

The practice affects thousands of women and girls in our region – many of East and West African heritage – despite having been illegal in the UK for decades.

Now the Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group is urging them to access services at a specialist clinic – known as the Blossom Clinic – and has started a campaign to publicise the help available.

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