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If you are a teacher or a health worker and you think a girl has been subjected to genital mutilation, you now must report it.

The government is going to make it a legal requirement in the coming months, although details of how the new law will be enforced still have to be worked out.

A new report estimates that about 137,000 women and girls are affected in England and Wales, with the highest number living in London.


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