Excerpt:

More than half of GPs in the capital have treated victims of female genital mutilation in the past year, shocking new figures suggest.

In a snapshot survey, 57 per cent of doctors who responded said they had seen at least one woman in the past 12 months who had been mutilated.

Experts called for doctors to be given more training amid fears there is a serious lack of knowledge about FGM among GPs, who are often the first people survivors of the brutal practice turn to for help.


Read the complete original version of this item...