Schoolchildren should be taught about female genital mutilation, says police commissioner

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BOLTON’S police and crime commissioner is backing a campaign to teach children in schools about the risks of female genital mutilation.

A.I.F‘s insight:

It is estimated that 24,000 girls are at risk in the UK, and Mr Lloyd is determined to ensure greater openness as a means of eliminating it completely.

Mr Lloyd said: “Female genital mutilation is a barbaric practice that has no place in the 21st century. It is child abuse.

See on www.theboltonnews.co.uk

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