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Female genital mutilation: abuse unchecked

The Home Affairs Committee has published a report about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Recommendations include: the Government should introduce stronger sanctions for professionals who fail to record FGM data; the FGM Unit should be a joint effort between the Home Office, the Department of Health and the Department for Education; the FGM Unit should link with police and Border Force officers to provide intelligence and guidance on countries at high risk of FGM; and the Government should conduct research into why FGM takes place