End Female Genital Mutilation

THE BRITISH ARAB FEDERATION (BAF) HAS TAKEN UP A CAMPAIGN FOR ACTION AGAINST THE HIDEOUS CRIME OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) WHICH UNFORTUNATELY IS STILL A SCOURGE IN MANY OF OUR COMMUNITIES.
THE DAMAGE THAT FGM CAUSES TO WOMEN OF ALL AGES IS FAR MORE EXTENSIVE THAN THE INITIAL HORRIFIC PAIN CAUSED BY THE ACT OF MUTILATION ITSELF. MANY WOMEN WHO EXPERIENCE FGM, ENCOUNTER LONG-TERM PHYSICAL PAIN AND TERRIBLE PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA.
WHILE THE LAW IN BRITAIN IS CLEAR THAT FGM IS ILLEGAL, IT IS STILL PRACTICED IN MANY MINORITY COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. WE MUST CHANGE THIS.
WITH YOUR SUPPORT WE ARE CAMPAIGNING FOR ACTION ON:
1) LAW: STRENGTHEN THE LAW SO THAT BRITISH GIRLS AND GIRLS RESIDENT IN BRITAIN ARE PROTECTED FROM BEING TAKEN TO DIFFERENT LEGAL JURISDICTIONS WITH THE INTENTION OF CARRYING OUT FGM.
2) ENFORCEMENT: BETTER ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW INCLUDING AGAINST PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO ORGANISE FGM AND MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS WHO CONDUCT FGM PROCEDURES.

3) EDUCATION: BETTER EDUCATION TO SUPPORT YOUNG GIRLS IN RESISTING FGM AND TO EMPOWER COMMUNITIES TO CONFRONT THIS CRIME.

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