Thursday, October 16, 2014

Nearly 500 New Cases of Female Genital Mutilation in England

When you import Muslims, you import all the quaint traditions that go with Islam.


16 October 2014 Last updated at 12:21 ET

Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified

'Why female circumcision?' poster Half the reported cases were in London

NHS figures show 467 newly identified cases of girls and women needing treatment after female genital mutilation in England last month.

A further 1,279 people, who had already been identified, were receiving treatment according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) data.

It is the first time the NHS has collected figures on the criminal act.

The children's charity the NSPCC said the numbers were "shocking".

The cutting of girls' genitalia has been illegal in Britain since 1985, but nobody has been convicted in the courts.

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