Wealthy Londoners have pledged tens of thousands of pounds to help fight female genital mutilation.

A millionaire hedge fund manager and an art dealer spoke today about why they are using their money to stamp out the practice.

Geoff Oldfield, the chief executive of Ennismore Fund Management in Kensington, gave £50,000 to the Orchid Project, a London charity that supports FGM education programmes in African villages.

Read the complete original version of this item...