A new campaign group in Bradford will help raise awareness of the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation.

On Monday a group will come together to plan an awareness campaign in the city. It aims to educate both the communities in which FGM is still practiced, and the wider population – many of whom know little about the issue.

FGM, also known as female circumcision, is a common practice in many African countries, and because of migration is now becoming an issue the Western world.

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