UK doctor first to be charged for FGM
London doctor is first of two people to be charged with carrying out female genital mutilation after a woman gave birth.
Published On 21 Mar 2014
A London doctor is one of two people charged in the UK’s first prosecution targeting female genital mutilation.
It is alleged the doctor carried out an operation at a hospital in 2012, after a woman had given birth.
Female genital mutilaton has been illegal in the UK for almost 30 years.
Al Jazeera’s Kim Vinnell reports from London.
Source: Al Jazeera