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KMEWO statement on The Day of ZERO Tolerance to FGM!


On 6th February 2015; the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation- KMEWO calls for better resources for community work and more focus on the role of Health and Education departments in eliminating FGM. FGM comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical ... Read More »

New research: 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales affected by FGM


A new statistical study funded by Trust for London and the Home Office shows that 137,000 women and girls affected by FGM, born in countries where FGM is practised, were permanently resident in England and Wales in 2011. The study which is released today shows that the numbers of women with female genital mutilation living in England and Wales are ... Read More »