The Bristol student Fahma Mohamed is due to meet Michael Gove to press him to seek an end to female genital mutilation in the UK by urging every school to train teachers and parents about the horrors of the practice.

The education secretary will on Tuesday speak to Mohamed and members of the youth charity Integrate Bristol, which campaigns for more education about FGM in schools.

The meeting comes after almost 250,000 people signed a Guardian-backed petition on the campaigning website Change.org calling on Gove to take action.

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