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On female genital mutilation in Scotland: letter issued to schools

2014 March 24
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by Mary Munro

Update

Female Genital Mutilation. Letter issued to schools from Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning and Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport around Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) (March 2014)

Following posted on 17.3.14

“GPs call for action over FGM threat” Evening Times

Following posted on 7.2.14

“Schools enlisted to combat female genital mutilation” BBC
“Female genital mutilation: Scotland’s government to ask all schools to act” Guardian
“Scotland’s victims of female genital mutilation – video” Guardian
“FGM is banned but very much alive in the UK” Guardian

Following posted on 31.1.14

“A survivor of female genital mutilation speaks out” Herald
“Young girls at risk of undergoing abusive practice of female genital mutilation, MSPs hear” Daily Record

Following posted on 11.12.13

“Female mutilation action call” Herald

Following posted on 18.11.13

“MSPs call for action on mutilation” Herald
“Female genital mutilation ‘rising in soft-touch Scotland'” BBC
“Charity calls for education to support genital mutilation victims” STV

Following posted on 15.11.13

“Young girls ‘brought to Scotland for illegal mutilation'” Herald
“Female genital mutilation: ‘I was screaming'” BBC
“Female genital mutilation ‘rising in soft-touch Scotland'” BBC

Following posted on 31.7.13

“Global development podcast transcript: can FGM be eradicated in a generation?” Guardian

Following posted on 13.6.13

“UK ‘too politically correct on genital mutilation’ “ Scotsman
“Charity claims genital mutilation is ‘widespread’” Courier
“Female genital mutilation: how prevalent is it?” Guardian
“Genital mutilation ‘more widespread'” Herald

Female genital mutiliation articleFollowing posted on 10.6.13

Scottish Justice Matters (June 2013): Niki Kandirikirira on female genital mutilation in Scotland and John Fotheringham on the law

Following posted on 6.2.12

3000 women in Scotland ‘are victims of mutilation’ Herald

Following posted on 27.5.05

“Female circumcision law extended” BBC

Following posted on 16 12.04

“MSPs urged to help end mutilations “ Evening News

Following posted on 21.7.04

“Female circumcision law change” BBC

See also

Female Genital Mutilation. Letter issued to schools from Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning and Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport around Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) (March 2014)

Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005. Scottish Parliament page with links to evidence, debates and statute.

Scottish Executive Consultation on Female Genital Mutilation (2004)

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