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Sarata Jabbi underwent female genital mutilation when she was aged just seven in the Gambia.

The 31-year-old who now lives in Kings Norton with her husband and three children said her parents took her and her sisters to have the procedure after buying them new clothes and telling them that they were going to a party.

But once they arrived at a house for the party, Sarata realised it was not going to be a happy occasion.


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