2.000 Female Genital Mutilation Victims Sought Help in London Hospitals in the Past Three Years
By MARTIN ROBINSON
More than 2,100 victims of female genital mutilation have been treated in London hospitals since 2010, it emerged today.
Almost 300 women needed surgery to help them recover from the brutal ritual, new figures have revealed.
Among those treated in the capital’s hospitals included 12 children, including one girl who had been left with an ‘open wound’ following the criminal act.