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A conference looking at how to put education at the forefront of a campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation is taking place in Leicester today.

The event has been organised by an FGM survivor who says more than 20 thousand girls under the age of 15 will be at risk of FGM this year.

This year, more than 20,000 girls under the age of 15 will be at risk of genital mutilation in the UK.


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