Birmingham's Heartlands Hospital treats 1,500 victims of Female Genital Mutilation in just five years
Worrying scale of the hidden problem is revealed at a police and crime panel meeting
A Birmingham hospital has dealt with 1,500 cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in just five years.
The shocking statistic was discussed this week at a meeting of the West Midlands Police and Crime Panel.
Members were told that cases of the sickening practice peaked at Birmingham's Heartlands Hospital in 2013 with 349 recorded victims - nearly 20 per cent more than the previous year.
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