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Male refugees settling in Britain need to be formally taught how to treat women, says Labour MP
by Laura Hughes
Male refugees settling in Britain need to be formally taught how to treat women to prevent cases of assault and sexual harassment, a senior Labour MP has said.
Thangam Debbonaire, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees, has called for a "refugee integration strategy" so that men "understand what is expected of them."
She said it could help prevent sexual harassment against women and tackle issues "including genital mutilation."
Ms Debbonaire said this would be to help refugees who have a legal right to remain in the UK to become part of the communities they settle in.
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