Up until last year this backward barbaric practice did not warrant a single successful prosecution in the UK, for the same reason that Muslim grooming gangs were covered up for so long. Now the Home Office has released a new advert and an overhaul to their advice.
While a solitary FGM conviction and a cosy circle meeting in South Yorkshire is nowhere near enough to combating these disgusting crimes, at least they're now prepared to talk about them. That's a start - and more than would have happened under a comrade Corbyn government.
|Sarah Champion and Priti Patel discuss Rotherham grooming gangs|