Female Genital Mutilation should not be singled out as a cultural issue, according to the director of anti-FGM charity Daughters of Eve.
A campaigner calling to end the practice of female genital mutilation has been uninvited from an International Women’s Day panel after Labour MPs allegedly complained about her attendance.
The education secretary accepted there were “understandable and legitimate concerns” about sex and relationship education, but said new government guidelines will “keep children safe”.
Damian Hinds has defended a decision to add FGM to the curriculum, and revealed it has been 19 years since sex education guidance was last updated.
Conservative MP Christopher Chope, who had previously objected to a bill to criminalise upskirting, has blocked new legislation that would have strengthened laws against female mutilation.
The mother of a three-year-old girl has become the first to be found guilty of Female Genital Mutilation in the UK, after a failed bid to "shut up" her accusers with witchcraft.
A 4-year-old migrant girl who travelled from North Africa to Italy alone is going to be reunited with her mother after a coincidence, according to reports