Court issues FGM orders to safeguard two girls in Rotherham

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TWO girls have been safeguarded from female genital mutilation (FGM) following a court order. The interim FGM protection orders were granted by Sheffield Family Court to safeguard two girls from Rotherham following an application by South Yorkshire Police and its … Continue reading

Awareness of ‘taboo’ crime raised in Rotherham

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Awareness of ‘taboo’ crime raised in Rotherham CHILD protection officials held a week of events to raise awareness of female genital mutilation in the borough. Rotherham Safeguarding Children’s Board worked with professionals who might encounter victims to help them spot … Continue reading

Police ‘not properly prepared’ to tackle honour-based crime

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Police ‘not properly prepared’ to tackle honour-based crime Police in England and Wales are not adequately prepared to combat so-called honour-based crimes, inspectors say. In the first review of police responses, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary said three forces out … Continue reading