Female Genital Mutilation: Raising awareness

Anne-Marie Hutchinson and Shabina Begum consider mandatory reporting duties, legislation and the development of the case law in relation to female genital mutilation ‘Although FGM is a crime in the UK, as the primary victims are children, namely young girls, this matter is usually treated as a child protection issue.’ According to the NHS statistics …
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Cases Referenced

  • B and G (Children) (No 2) [2015] EWFC 3
  • Buckinghamshire County Council v MA & anor [2016] EWHC 1338 (Fam)
  • E (Female Genital Mutilation and Permission to Remove) [2016] EWHC 1052 (Fam)
  • Singh v Entry Clearance Officer New Delhi [2004] EWCA Civ 1075