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3,500 girls are at risk of mutilation in the capital
by Anna Davis
More than three thousand London girls are at risk of genital mutilation every year, experts warned today.
The report by black and ethnic minority women's organisation Imkaan found that in the city 3,500 baby girls are born every year to mothers who have suffered female genital mutilation, and therefore are at risk themselves. This is an increase of 65 per cent in 10 years.
Imkaan is calling for all school teachers to be trained to help girls who are facing violence and is calling on David Cameron to tackle the issue.
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