Female genital mutilation is the difficult subject matter of a new play that is to be showcased along with live readings in London.

A sample performance of the play Face Up takes place tomorrow evening as notable guest speakers are scheduled to give readings at the event aiming to dispel the myths surrounding the practice that sees girls circumcised.

The play has already been put on at Channel 4's studios in September, and following a national debate about female genital mutilation, key speakers at tomorrow's event will speak on the subject.

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