Police bid to stamp out female genital mutilation (FGM)

NINE cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been reported to South Yorkshire Police in the last 12 months.

The force said it was working hard to tackle the issue around the serious crime, encourage reporting and protect victims.

FGM is an illegal and violent practice that is still conducted in many countries across the world.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “There have been nine cases reported to South Yorkshire Police since March 2016 as a result of mandatory reporting or safeguarding issues.

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