Female genital mutilation: Bristol study finds 117 cases
More than 100 women seen by midwives in Bristol over the past nine months have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), NHS data has revealed.
North Bristol NHS Trust asked midwives to check all their patients for the procedure and 117 cases were found.
Bristol Safeguarding Children board estimates about 2,000 girls in the city are at risk of FGM.
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