|Home | Articles | News | Blog | About | Mailing List | Resources | Prominent Islamists | Middle East Forum | Keep Us Informed | Donate|
Senator urges action on female mutilation
Liberal senator Bill Heffernan reckons the Humans Rights Commission is not doing enough about female genital mutilation.
The senator told an estimates hearing in Canberra on Tuesday that the practice was appalling.
Senator Heffernan said he had become aware of young women who had been sent back to their parents' country of birth to be circumcised because it was illegal to do so in Australia.
Note: The content of external articles does not necessarily reflect the views of Islamist Watch.