UK warns Africans against genital mutilation

Child protection agencies warn immigrants they could face jail if they subject their daughters to mutilation.

    British child protection agencies are warning African immigrants they could face jail if they subject their daughters to female genital mutilaton.

    The practice is common across parts of Africa and British authorities are concerned that girls brought up in the UK could also be at risk.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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