A Birmingham hospital is treating up to 50 victims of female genital mutilation a month, an MP has revealed.

Gisela Stuart (Lab, Edgbaston) also demanded better training for doctors and midwives tasked with persuading families not to put their daughters through the ordeal.

"In the UK health system neither midwives nor health visitors nor GPs as a matter of course get any medical education about this issue," she said.

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