A Manchester child protection charity have praised the Manchester Airport campaign to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM), after thousands of cases were reported earlier this year.

Specialist officers spoke to hundreds of families and monitored more than 100 flights at Manchester Airport in August as part of a week-long campaign to raise awareness of FGM.

Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA) are a UK charity who work in Manchester to provide a range of prevention and early intervention projects and services for the black/African community in the North West.

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