UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a new documentary on the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the country.
The hour-long film will focus on the efforts of campaigner Leyla Hussein, co-founder of anti-FGM charity Daughters of Eve, as she lobbies the Home Office to assume responsibility for eliminating the practice.
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Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
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