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.

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