Female genital mutilation remains a big problem in the United Kingdom

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Young girls are being sent to Britain for the abusive removal of their genitalia by migrant families across Europe because the country is regarded as a soft touch on the ritual, an investigation has found.

Amina Yahaya, an 18-year-old British-Somali student living in Bristol, said she knew of “FGM parties” being held in the city. “They cut them all together, as a group,” she explained, “because it is cheaper. At first, the girls are all excited because it’s a party, until they realise what is going to happen, and then they get frightened.”

Via: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/migrants-from-europe-bringing-girls-to-tolerant-britain-for-genital-mutilation-7965148.html

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