3000 women in Scotland ‘are victims of mutilation’

“Alison Davis, manager of a mental health organisation for ethnic minority women in Edinburgh, said: “The brick wall we are gradually managing to dismantle is the belief that there are very few cases in Scotland.

“This is simply not the case. We are looking at 2000 to 3000 women in Scotland who have suffered female genital mutilation.

“The numbers are growing. The daughters of these women are at risk.

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Some Brick Walls fall harder than others…Migrant communities, cultural and linquistic difficulties are all cited as reasons the practice remains ongoing. No mention of the Elephant in the room.

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