Classrooms in London schools tackle genital mutilation

Web Dw.De. 23.11.2011FREE

Classrooms in London schools tackle genital mutilation

Schweiger L., Steffen S


…Although female genital mutilation (FGM) is most commonly performed in Africa, where some 30 countries have subjected approximately 92 million girls to this practice, it is also an issue in Western countries. Parents from immigrant communities in countries including Germany, France and the United Kingdom are taking their young daughters abroad to subject them to FGM. Anecdotal evidence also points to it taking place in large European centers like London…

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