UK doctor first to be charged for FGM | News | Al Jazeera

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


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