Two new studies have found there is still much more to be done to protect young girls against female genital
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Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA) have praised the Manchester Airport campaigns to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Manchester taxi drivers are set to become the eyes and ears of the city, looking and listening out for signs of domestic abuse, female genital mutilation, child sexual exploitation, human trafficking and hate crime.
A Manchester female genital mutilation awareness charity, Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA), is calling for ‘widespread community’ action to fill the ‘gaping hole’ in the provision of support for FGM victims.
Statistics published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre on January 30 reveal that FGM is prevalent in the Central Manchester area, with up to 2,000 women believed to be at risk.
Julie Ward MEP, a member of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality committee, believes that more ‘compassionate’ forms of politics are needed to achieve ‘zero tolerance’ towards FGM.
The report – Tackling Hidden Crimes and Behaviours – published on January 14 by Manchester City Council states that the city is a ‘hotspot’ for unreported sex crimes such as female genital mutilation.
Oldham charities and politicians show their support for International Day of the Girl, a UN campaign against gender equality and abuse of girls wordlwide
Female genital mutilation: Thousands of young Manchester girls at risk of ‘barbaric’ illegal practice
Greater Manchester is one of the country’s hotspots for the illegal practice of female genital mutilation with over 2,000 girls at risk.
Prosecuting parents over female genital mutilaton is key to end it within in our lifetime, says Manchester MP
Leading Manchester political figures, campaigners and police welcome tough new measures aimed at preventing female genital mutilation unveiled by the Prime Minister.