British Officials Uncover Hundreds of New Cases of Female Genital Mutilation in the UK

The British National Health Service– in a first-of-its-kind, just released study– has documented 467 “newly identified cases” of girls and women who had been genitally mutilated. Half live in London.

Previously, 1, 279 such girls and women were known to be receiving post-mutilation treatment. However, estimates suggest that up to “170,000 women and girls living in the UK may have undergone FGM.”

This is simply not acceptable.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is not at all like male circumcision…