Female genital mutilation – time for a prosecution – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted November 23rd, 2012 in evidence, female genital mutilation, news, prosecutions by tracey

“There has been legislation in this country to criminalise female genital mutilation (FGM) for a long time and not one successful prosecution. The three cases referred to the CPS in the last two years had significant evidential difficulties and there was no realistic prospect of conviction.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 19th November 2012

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk